Point of View

Jess

Jessica Phoenix Sylvia Reclaims Herself After Men’s Prison

I am not even allowed to have pepper spray. I am a trans woman, so I already feel vulnerable, and now I cannot defend myself.

  •  08/25/2022
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Collectively, We Hold These Truths: Editor’s Letter and TOC

We all need to be involved
in building communities, not focused solely on developing things. — Winona LaDuke

  •  07/28/2022

Community

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A Home Filled With Love and Structure

I wish more people would be involved with this work and understand that people who commit crimes need help. We are not monsters.

  •  08/25/2022
Jess

Jessica Phoenix Sylvia Reclaims Herself After Men’s Prison

I am not even allowed to have pepper spray. I am a trans woman, so I already feel vulnerable, and now I cannot defend myself.

  •  08/25/2022

Self

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BookShelf: Getting Smarter About Public Safety

Since mass incarceration, mass surveillance, and mass policing clearly have not ended murder, assault, or rape, the authors write, isn’t it time to think of better ideas?

  •  08/25/2022
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How London Handles Nonviolent Crime

“We punish those who are already victims of their own circumstances and put them into even worse circumstances.”

  •  08/25/2022