Dan Zak, The Washington Post Published 7:33 am PST, Thursday, December 27, 2018 FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP Photo: Charles Dharapak, AP Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, left, sits with his wife Virginia Thomas, as he is introduced at the Federalist Society in Washington. FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2007, photo, Supreme Court Justice Clarence … [Read more...] about What is Ginni Thomas saying now? The evolution of an unusually outspoken Supreme Court spouse
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Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Chapter 1 “Inmates Run This Bitch” Chapter 2 Prison Experiments Chapter 3 The CCA Way Chapter 4 “You Got to Survive” Chapter 5 Lockdown Chapter 1: “Inmates Run This Bitch” Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). I take a breath. Am I really going to become a prison guard? Now that it might actually happen, it feels scary and a bit extreme. From the editor: Why we sent a reporter to work as a private prison guard I started applying for jobs in private prisons because I wanted to see the inner workings of an industry that holds 131,000 of the nation’s 1.6 million prisoners. As a journalist, it’s nearly impossible to get an unconstrained look inside our penal system. When prisons do let reporters in, it’s usually for carefully managed tours and monitored interviews with inmates. … [Read more...] about My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard: A Mother Jones Investigation
A Ferguson mother who actively demonstrated following the death of Michael Brown believes her son is the latest victim in a series of deaths in retaliation for the protests. See Also: Why Do Black Ferguson Activists Keep Dying? Melissa McKinnies says her son Danye Jones was lynched. She found his body hanging from a tree on Oct. 17, Okayplayer reported. As word got out, people took to social media to demand justice for Jones. In an unconfirmed claim, some are stating authorities have said Jones’ death was a suicide. The death of Edward Crawford in 2017 attracted widespread media attention. He became a hero during the Michael Brown demonstrations after being photographed throwing a tear gas canister fired by police back at the officers during a 2014 protest. Crawford was found dead in his car. The police concluded it was either a suicide or an accident. In the photograph, Crawford wears a shirt emblazoned with an American flag. It came to symbolize the outrage Black communities … [Read more...] about Who Is Danye Jones? Ferguson Activist Says Her Son Was Lynched To Death
THE BASICS: MOTHER JONES IN HEAVEN (AND HELL), a musical by Si Kahn presented by Subversive Theatre, directed by Drew McCabe, starring Melissa Leventhal in the title role and Tim Goehrig as “everyone else” opened on October 27 and runs through November 18, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 5 (no performance on Sunday, November 11) at The Manny Fried Playhouse, 255 Great Arrow Avenue, third floor (462-5549). www.subversivetheatre.org Runtime 90 minutes without intermission. THUMBNAIL SKETCH: In this 11th installment of their “Workers’ Power Play Series” Subversive Theatre presents the world-premiere of a musical – MOTHER JONES IN HEAVEN (AND HELL) – by folk musician, activist, and union-organizer Si Kahn (who sounds a lot like Pete Seeger). Some may recall that Subversive Theatre also presented Si Kahn’s JOE HILL’S LAST WILL back in 2015 honoring that union leader. Mother Jones, like Joe Hill, was a legendary … [Read more...] about MOTHER JONES IN HEAVEN (AND HELL) is well-cast, beautifully sung, entertaining, and educational (bonus!) at Subversive Theatre
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