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37 States Allow Corporations To Get Rich Off Prison Labor | The Galactic Free Press

37 States Allow Corporations To Get Rich Off Prison Labor | The Galactic Free Press | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Submitted by Rain on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 05:02 Source: ClassWarfareExists.com - 11/12/13, Posted by Jameson  As you do your holiday shopping this year, chances are you’ll be surrounded by products that were made using prison labor.Corporations are realizing that they don’t need to send jobs overseas t...

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How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2016 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2016 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

Who is Davontae Sanford?

Who is Davontae Sanford? He is Detroit's Forgotten Child. Innocence raped in the grips of overzealous cops and a prosecutor who doesn't give a damn about justice or innocence. She wants Detroit to forget Davontae!! To ignore her great evil misdeeds and sweep the case under the carpet. And your silence has made it all possible Detroit. Until it happens to your child - of course. BUT she suffered a MAJOR defeat at the Michigan Court of Appeals when that court granted Davontae relief on every issue he raised but one; namely whether Private Investigator Linda Boris can testify as to the details of the murders that Vincent Smothers confided in her --as he has to CNN; the Associated Press; his attorney and last but not least to Detroit Homicide investigators. Davontae cross-appealed that issue at the Supreme court. Smothers wants to confess on the record to clear Davontae for the four murders he did not commit. What does Smothers have to gain by confessing to a crime that he knows will get him a mandatory life sentence? Nothing! But Kym Worthy has a lot to lose if he does. Millions of dollars in civil liability and her integrity (which isn't much) for WRONGFULLY convicting that young boy! And Detroit? You are okay with this? Well we can't wait for sleepers to wake up from a dream. Fortunately one appeals court made up of all conservative judges by the way ruled in Davontaes favor. The prosecutor appealed that decision to the Michigan Supreme Court where we are now in a,wait and see hold for the high court. I am cautiously optimistic however that given the fact the three judge panel who ruled in Davontaes favor were all conservatives the state high court which is majority conservative will deny Worthy's appeal. And then the ugly court battle will begin. She will NOT be able to stop Smothers from confessing on the record and convince the trial judge to sustain Davontaes convictions. There are many lawyers on both sides. Smothers will flip her case upside down and she knows it. Hence her reason for fighting to stop him. Treacherous and devious she is.Roberto Guzman

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http://voiceofdetroit.net/2013/12/23/mother-of-davontae-sanford-supporters-decry-pros-worthys-continued-persecution-of-her-son/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2013/10/22/families-demand-no-police-state-under-detroit-chief-craig-top-cops/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2013/09/27/victory-for-davontae-sanford-in-appeal-of-conviction-at-age-14-for-four-murders/

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http://voiceofdetroit.net/2012/04/28/free-davontae-and-charles-justice-for-aiyana-and-trayvon/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2012/04/24/sanfordjones-rally-receives-broad-coverage-hit-man-signs-affidavit-to-free-davontae/

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http://voiceofdetroit.net/2012/03/25/davontae-innocent-being-tortured-in-prison-judge-refuses-to-allow-real-killers-confession/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2012/02/07/ap-newsbreak-detroit-hit-man-says-davontae-sanford-is-innocent-will-testify/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2011/08/02/witness-detroit-hit-man-vincent-smothers-said-convicted-teen-davontae-sanford-had-no-role-in-slayings/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2011/07/19/davontae-sanford%e2%80%99s-innocence-v-detroit-police-and-prosecutors%e2%80%99-reputations/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2011/05/02/free-davontae-sanford-frank-murphy-court-tues-may-10-9-a-m-to-12-noon/

http://voiceofdetroit.net/2011/01/15/free-davontae-sanford/

 

 

 

 

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Ontario vows to improve care of youth in foster homes, justice facilities

Ontario vows to improve care of youth in foster homes, justice facilities | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Ontario is promising to improve standards of care for nearly 16,000 young people in foster and group homes, youth justice facilities and mental health residential treatment following a scathing report from an expert panel.
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EDITORIAL: Liberal jail failures could cost us

EDITORIAL: Liberal jail failures could cost us | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Could the Liberals’ failure to improve conditions at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre end up costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars?
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Decarcerate The Garden State: Phone Conf 5/31 6:30 PM EST 712-770-1040 Access 100577 Solidarity w/ Incarcerated & Enslaved Sept 9 Activities

Decarcerate The Garden State: Phone Conf 5/31 6:30 PM EST 712-770-1040 Access 100577 Solidarity w/ Incarcerated & Enslaved Sept 9 Activities | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Next Meeting of Decarcerate the Garden State for Organizing Solidarity w/ Incarcerated & Enslaved Sept 9 Activities Phone Conference, Tuesday, May 31 6:30 PM EST
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Shining a Light on Solitary Confinement | ACLU of Ohio

Shining a Light on Solitary Confinement | ACLU of Ohio | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Alone. Locked in a cage. Only the dim fluorescent light and concrete walls to keep you company. Here you will sit all day, every day. Once or twice each day, you are moved from that cage to another cage and then right back to the first cage. It is hard to move, so your muscles atrophy. Soon you begin to feel like your brain has atrophied too. Time loses all meaning and your mind begins to play tricks on you. Will you ever be free?
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Report: 46 States Made Prison-Related Reforms In 2014-15

Report: 46 States Made Prison-Related Reforms In 2014-15 | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A new analysis has found that nearly every state made prison-related reforms in 2014 and 2015. The Vera Institute of Justice report released Thursday finds
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His Brother Killed Himself After Three Years at Rikers Without a Trial

His Brother Killed Himself After Three Years at Rikers Without a Trial | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Kalief Browder would have turned 23 years old today but after spending 3 years at Rikers, much of it in solitary, he died of suicide last year.
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#YearOfThePanther: Convening for Freedom

#YearOfThePanther: Convening for Freedom | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Support #YearOfThePanther: Convening for Freedom - donate or share on Generosity.
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PHSS Committee to End Sleep Deprivation asks for letters about the ‘security/welfare checks’

May 26, 2016. Guards have been jarringly waking prisoners every 30 minutes on death row at the Central California Women's Facility since May 2014, and in the Pelican Bay
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Lawsuit says Shasta Co. Jail mistreats disabled inmates

Lawsuit says Shasta Co. Jail mistreats disabled inmates | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A federal lawsuit alleges the Shasta County Jail abused inmates with disabilities
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Jail punishes 3 inmates with solitary confinement for prison reforms advocacy – report

Jail punishes 3 inmates with solitary confinement for prison reforms advocacy – report | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Three Massachusetts prisoners found themselves in solitary confinement, following their work with state lawmakers on prison reform, and a watchdog group doesn’t believe it to be a simple coincidence.
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This is a complicated neighborhood.

This is a complicated neighborhood. | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
I live with my mom and four brothers. Two of the brothers are from the same parent. One by a different dad another from a different dad. And then one from the same dad and a different mom. An
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Jerome Elam Heads up Trafficking in America Task Force

Jerome Elam Heads up Trafficking in America Task Force | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Jerome Elam Heads up Trafficking in America Task Force. "Boys are not for Sale" is a national project spearheaded by Jerome Elam, Sex Trafficking Survivor and National Advocate, and a program of the new TIATF - PR12559011
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“HOM£SICK” EVICTING PEOPLE

During 2015 almost 150 families were evicted from the 'Sweets Way' estate in Barnet, north London. Children being displaced with their parents, relatives and guardians. Losing contact with friends, school-mates and support services as they are forcefully moved to different boroughs, or even out of London altogether, traveling miles in order to continue going to their jobs, or schools in Barnet. For many the upheaval and distress continues in 2016. This is a snapshot of the initial consequences on people of what is 'Gentrification' and 'Social Cleansing', where those with very little are treated contemptibly by those who only wish to acquire more then they will ever need. Many of the families on the Sweets Way estate were accommodating previously homeless families, while they waited for more permanent housing. They were on Barnet councils waiting list, but housed in the properties by a housing association. Terra Firma (the multi-billion-pound investment house) acquired Annington, which is to demolish the estate and is one of the largest owners of residential property, and owned by Guy Hands, one of Britain’s top private equity investors and tax exile. Tory minister William Hague was the best man at Guy Hands wedding. MUSIC: "Mesmerize" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b... (This music track has been edited and abridged for the film) #sweetswayresists #sweetsway #bhag #stopevictions #homesbeforeprofit #focuse15 #nosocialcleansing #nogentrification #barnethousingactiongroup OTHER RELATED VIDEOS ON THIS CHANNEL: * OLYMPIC LEGACY - TOUR OF CARPENTERS ESTATE 21/7/2012 http://youtu.be/Y0Sro8z4aBg * HARINGEY HOUSING ACTION (LONDON) 6/10/2012 http://youtu.be/_j5efmrzUqQ * CONNAUGHT HOUSE EVICTION 2-11/3/2013 http://youtu.be/ybIWlWqhFhM * HARINGEY LETTINGS ACTION (UPDATE) 27/4/2013 http://youtu.be/WdjTBCQwU0M * ATTEMPTED EVICTION OF PREGNANT MOTHER IN WEST KILBURN 21/3/2014 http://youtu.be/4-9EZYnvjiY * ATTEMPTED EVICTION OF PREGNANT MOTHER (INTERVIEW) 21/3/2014 http://youtu.be/LWtUzFOWRy4 * VULNERABLE MAN EVICTED BY PRIVATE LANDLORD 10/4/2014 http://youtu.be/ed0YCGhIHns * E15 MOTHERS WIN FIGHT FOR SINGLE MUM AT NEWHAM HOUSING OFFICE 25/11/2014 http://youtu.be/iXEwtZq8orc * ANTI-SOCIAL CENTRE EVICTION, OCCUPATION, EVICTION 27/11/2014 http://youtu.be/TIQ7idU131o * CICM BRITSH CREDIT AWARDS 11/2/2015 http://youtu.be/BqjoZ0NgCwg * SWEETS WAY EVICTIONS 16-17/2/2015 http://youtu.be/hyeD-x-uDCA * SWEETS WAY FIGHTBACK – DIRECT ACTION 6/5/2015 https://youtu.be/SXu4AMdM22c * WALTHAMSTOW SINGLE MOTHER EVICTION FAIL 12/6/2015 https://youtu.be/HqBC9F0XVn0 * SWEETS WAY SHAME - THE FINAL EVICTION (SEPTEMBER 2015) https://youtu.be/vlJ2M2h2lIA * 63 FAMILIES UNDER THREAT OF FORCED EVICTION 12/3/2016 https://youtu.be/4YUk02q4ymE * BUTTERFIELDS RESIDENT (THREATENED WITH EVICTION) INTERVIEW 22/3/2016 https://youtu.be/lARRmdtiork * “HOM£SICK” STREET PEOPLE https://youtu.be/WECbNmHPtl4 * HOUSING IS A MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE 21/5/2016 https://youtu.be/H__cFvMzw5o Category Nonprofits & Activism
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New York rally for slain Akai Gurley

Read more here: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2016/05... New Yorkers have held a rally against a court decision to acquit a police officer accused of killing unarmed black man, Akai Gurley in 2014. Demonstrators in Brooklyn protested the ruling by Supreme Court Justice Denny Chun. They also chanted slogans against District Attorney Kenneth Thompson who recommended the officer serves no prison time. Former NYPD police officer Peter Liang gunned down Gurley in the stairwell of a housing project in September 2014. At least two protesters were reportedly arrested during the Justice for Akai rally. A series of police killing of African Americans has sparked civil unrest across the U-S and opened debates about existing racial discrimination within the ranks of police. Commentator: Alex Powers Journalist and Commentator

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Devon Davis’ life alone, in prison and outside

Devon Davis’ life alone, in prison and outside | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Devon Davis was one of more than 2,000 North Carolina inmates released each year after being imprisoned with a mental illness. He is one of hundreds released directly from solitary confinement within a state prison. They emerge from a cell roughly the size of a parking space into a world they sometimes know little about.
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What is going on at USP Atlanta Prison Camp?

What is going on at USP Atlanta Prison Camp? | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The following came to me via Twitter: True to form, rather than the Feds addressing the issues the prisoners have, they retaliate by shutting off water and with holding food. Many of us have notified #ATL media outlets about the current situation and are hoping they will pick up the story and make contact with the Federal…
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Alarming Suicide Rates At A Women's Prison Spur Calls For Action

Alarming Suicide Rates At A Women's Prison Spur Calls For Action | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A San Bernardino women's prison is facing scrutiny over a recent spike in suicides.
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Silent Treatment

Silent Treatment | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Rhonda Jean Everson was a 50-year-old addict when she died in custody in October 2014 at the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility, th
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Report: Ohio prisons lock too many in solitary confinement

Report: Ohio prisons lock too many in solitary confinement | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Ohio prisons keep far too many people locked in solitary confinement, including more than 700 mentally ill inmates on any given day, according to a report issued today by the American Civil Liberties of Ohio and Disability Rights Ohio.
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MSP report on Flint water crisis released

Only on 7, new information shows criminal cases in the Flint Water Crisis could be compromised. ◂ WXYZ 7 Action News is metro Detroit's leading source fo
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Two Officers In Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

In this segment of Your Black World News, Host Roosevelt Mitchell III (http://rooseveltmitchell.com/) discusses the two police officers in the Freddie Gray case that filed a lawsuit against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. Read more at http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/mary... To subscribe to The Dr Boyce Watkins show, text the word boyce to 31996. For more information, please visit www.BoyceWatkins.com. You can see where Dr Watkins is appearing in tour by visiting TheDrBoyceWatkinsTour.com. You can join Dr Watkins wealth-building program for children by visiting BlackMillionairesOfTomorrow.com
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Virtual reality's killer app could be empathy | Gadgette

Virtual reality's killer app could be empathy | Gadgette | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The newest virtual reality really works but the hardware is ahead of the software. VR needs a killer app that sets it apart from all other tech.
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Editorial: Kym Worthy must free man she wrongly jailed #Justice4DavontaeSanford #Detroit #WrongfullyConvicted #JUSTICEDAVONTAE 

Editorial: Kym Worthy must free man she wrongly jailed #Justice4DavontaeSanford #Detroit #WrongfullyConvicted #JUSTICEDAVONTAE  | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Davontae Sanford has spent nearly a decade in prison for crimes he didn’t commit; prosecutors still blocking his release
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I was angry and got in a fight...

I was angry and got in a fight... | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
I came in yesterday to LP. Spent the night here and am here this morning. I didn’t have any lunch. I’m in 7th grade, 8th grade soon. I live with my mom, aunt, cousin… my grandma went t
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The Feds’ massive biometric database

The FBI wants to keep information about its massive biometric database – which includes fingerprint, face and voice scans – a secret. Is the FBI trying to prevent people from knowing about the data the government has on them, or are they trying to prevent people from accessing other’s data? Legal and media analyst Lionel of Lionel Media joins RT America’s Anya Parampil to discuss.
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