India’s President Modi surprised the entire country on 24 March 2020. At 8 pm, he announced on a government owned news channel that a nationwide lockdown would be enforced from midnight. All workplaces, schools, shops and hotels were shut down. Flights, trains, buses, private vehicles and other transport systems were halted. People were only allowed to leave their homes to pick up essentials and faced a year in jail if they did not have a valid excuse for being outside. India had one of the harshest lockdowns in the world in March, according to Oxford University’s Stringency Index.Read more . . .
OWNERS OF THE PRISON SYSTEM IN AMERICA Profiteering off the prisoners / Prime stockholders in Correction Corp. of America / Funding Streams Exposed / Corporate Public Private Scheme Exploiting, Criminalizing Vulnerable People From: Lynn Schmaltz I had many opportunities to educate … Read more . . .
Research explaining how living souls are made prisoners for the making of Billions of Dollars for the slave making Governments and their Banking henchmen through incarcerations. I do not know for sure who wrote this but it looks to be … Read more . . .
From the December 2004 Idaho Observer: The corporation prefers prison slave labor “I know my rights!” many non-represented Americans have oft stated over the years when they believe government agents have overstepped their authority. “I know my client’s rights!” say … Read more . . .
SLAVERY REINSTITUTED IN AMERICA Most of us think of slavery as a degrading, immoral institution that existed in the southern states prior to the Civil War. When we hear about slavery, we think of abducted Africans who were forced to … Read more . . .
THE PENALISATION OF POVERTY AND THE RISE OF NEOLIBERALISM by Loic Wacquant (Loïc Wacquant Professor of Sociology, University of California Researcher, Centre de sociologie européenne, Collège de France) ABSTRACT. This article explicates and extends the analyses put forth … Read more . . .
The criminalization of poverty by Kaaryn Gustafson,Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Summer 2009 I. INTRODUCTION The word welfare is now commonly used pejoratively–as in “welfare mother” or “welfare queen.” We often hear the word welfare used to describe a … Read more . . .
CRIMINALIZING RACE, CRIMINALIZING POVERTY Welfare Fraud Enforcement in Canada Wendy Chan, Kiran Mirchandani The criminalization and penalization of poverty through increased surveillance and control of welfare recipients in recent years has led many poverty advocates to claim that “a war against … Read more . . .
Criminalization of Poverty in Capitalist America by Jalil Abdul Muntaquin The Poor, Welfare and Prisons An anonymous poet in the 1700’s wrote about crime: “The law will punish a man or woman who steals the goose from the hillside, but … Read more . . .
Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor? By BARBARA EHRENREICHNew York Times, August 9, 2009 IT’S too bad so many people are falling into poverty at a time when it’s almost illegal to be poor. You won’t be arrested … Read more . . .
Criminalization of Poverty in Canada by OWJN, July 2008 http://www.owjn.org/owjn_2009/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=62&Itemid=67 What is Poverty? In Canada, poverty is commonly defined by the low income cut-offs (LICOs) established by Statistics Canada. LICOs represent the poverty line in Canada and “convey the … Read more . . .