Prison Industrial Complex

Stephanie Beaudoin's "Sexy" Looks Shouldn't Mask Her Alleged Ugly Crimes

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada
Christopher Zoukis

A media biz friend of mine recently forwarded to me a news report on "the world's hottest criminal," Ms. Stephanie Beaudoin; a 21 year old nursing student in Quebec. Complete with a fetching photo of Ms. Beaudoin on a boat in a bikini, the story mentions that she's facing 114 criminal charges for breaking into more than 40 homes last summer.

An Open Letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne: Action speaks louder than words!

Ajamu Nangwaya | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Politics
Ajamu Nangwaya

Dear Premier Wynne: The Network for Pan-Afrikan Solidarity (NPAS) agrees with the assertion you made in your speech at the Liberal Caucus' Afrikan Li...

Why Making Prisoners "Pay" Won't Work

Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Johannes Wheeldon, Ph.D

Time for prisoners to start paying their own way, says the Minister for Public Safety, Vic Toews. This will invariably lead to the reduction of community corrections programs that have been shown to best promote successful rehabilitation and reintegration. What if instead of trying to break the cycle of poverty-to-prison-to-poverty, we actively embraced it?