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Canadian judge rules SSRI antidepressants like Prozac can cause children to commit murder

Canadian judge rules SSRI antidepressants like Prozac can cause children to commit murder | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Canadian judge rules SSRI antidepressants like Prozac can cause children to commit murder
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16 Things About 2013 That Are Really Going To Stink

16 Things About 2013 That Are Really Going To Stink | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Economic Collapse | The beginning of the year has traditionally been a time of optimism when we all look forward to the exciting things that are going to happen over the next 12 months.
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Prison should be a last resort, not first solution - Times-Standard

Prison should be a last resort, not first solution
Times-Standard
The wisdom of putting people in prison at a higher rate than most other nations in the world and then placing some in isolation indefinitely is questionable, to say the least.
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Fiscal cliff to force prisons release convicts

The US is just five days away from going over the Fiscal Cliff and Republicans and Democrats have yet to come to an agreement on how and where America should...
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FDA Quietly Pushes Through Genetically Modified Salmon Over Christmas Break

FDA Quietly Pushes Through Genetically Modified Salmon Over Christmas Break | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Anthony Gucciardi | Unnatural genetic infusion allows fish to generate a growth hormone 24/7, making it a massively mutated ball of growth hormones and disease.
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Sex offender is long out of prison, but virtually locked out of housing - Wisconsin State Journal

Sex offender is long out of prison, but virtually locked out of housing - Wisconsin State Journal | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Sex offender is long out of prison, but virtually locked out of housing Wisconsin State Journal Granted, such offenders are probably at or near the bottom of the sympathy list for most people, but those who work with them raise a legitimate...
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Prison Photography: A Memory Divided - Youth Today

Prison Photography: A Memory Divided
Youth Today
On any given day, more than 60,000 children in the United States are behind bars. They are joined by guards, counselors, volunteers, educators and medical staff.
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Blacks account for 85% of teens charged as adults in region - Baltimore Sun

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Blacks account for 85% of teens charged as adults in region
Baltimore Sun
More than 770 juveniles were charged as adults in Maryland last year.
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LockUp | We Fight, Racial Warfare | S13E09 | Wabash Valley Prison Documentary

MSNBC: LockUp Life behind bars, a look at America's maximum security prisons.

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How ‘West of Memphis’ Helped Free the West Memphis Three

How ‘West of Memphis’ Helped Free the West Memphis Three | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Sometimes a documentary about a newsworthy story, becomes part of the story itself. How "West of Memphis," the documentary produced by Peter Jackson, came to be.
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Made in Prison: The Rise of America’s New Labour Class

Made in Prison: The Rise of America’s New Labour Class | up2-21 | Scoop.it
It is likely that the computer you are reading this from was made by a Chinese worker earning less than a dollar a day.
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Kids in solitary confinement: America's official child abuse | Jean Casella and James Ridgeway

Kids in solitary confinement: America's official child abuse | Jean Casella and James Ridgeway | up2-21 | Scoop.it
RT @mqsawyer: Prison culture RT @metztli: Kids in solitary confinement: America's official child abuse http://t.co/4JQarq0f
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Why Rand Paul Calls This Bill An 'Abomination'

Why Rand Paul Calls This Bill An 'Abomination' | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The Senate passed a version of the National Defense Authorization Act that was stripped of a prohibition of the indefinite military detention of US citizens on American soil by an 81-14 vote on Friday, but only after a furious dissent on the...

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One Boy Speaks: "I Am Not a Bad Person."

One Boy Speaks: "I Am Not a Bad Person." (ADDitude Magazine) http://t.co/Fc6QUEKC
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Restorative Justice Practices Should not be Treated like a Commodity

Restorative Justice Practices Should not be Treated like a Commodity | up2-21 | Scoop.it
I was sitting with my brother in law watching television a few nights ago. It was late and we had been busy all day with Christmas stuff. I had made some hot apple cider with a little Irish whiskey, and we sipped it as we watched an old movie.
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A Letter to a Friend in Prison - American Spectator

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A Letter to a Friend in Prison
American Spectator
I am just awed that you keep such a great attitude in prison.
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The Bill of Rights is not negotiable – SHARE this urgent declaration

The Bill of Rights is not negotiable – SHARE this urgent declaration | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Mike Adams | There is a destructive, delusional meme spreading like a virus among many misguided Americans.
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Drugging Our Children: the Largest Drug Experiment in the History of the World | Patriots and Liberty

Drugging Our Children: the Largest Drug Experiment in the History of the World: In a report entitled, “Psychiatr... http://t.co/S5yMdDeu
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The Economics of Juvenile Justice - Youth Today

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The Economics of Juvenile Justice
Youth Today
For years we have heard just enough policymakers and political pundits tell us that we must get tough on crime. So, we build prisons for adults and kids.
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Just Detention International – End Rape in Prison

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Just Detention International seeks to end sexual violence committed against men, women, and children
in all forms of detention. (In the spirit of the Holidays, please go here to send words of hope and love to a survivor of prison sexual assault.
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Report: Ohio youth prisons improved, but need work - Local - Ohio

Report: Ohio youth prisons improved, but need work - Local - Ohio | up2-21 | Scoop.it
“I take great pride in the work we have done together to improve conditions in Ohio's juvenile correctional facilities,” Will Harrell, monitor of an agreement between the state and youth advocates who sued over conditions in the ...
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Voices from Solitary: Loneliness and Faith at Christmastime

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The following essay comes from Brian Nelson, who spent 12 years in solitary confinement in Tamms supermax prison in Illinois.
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Critical EPA report highlighting chemical dangers to kids is sidetracked

Critical EPA report highlighting chemical dangers to kids is sidetracked | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A landmark Environmental Protection Agency report concluding that children exposed to toxic substances can develop learning disabilities, asthma and other health problems has been sidetracked indefinitely amid fierce opposition from the chemical...
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Pilot effort aims to help Idaho students escape 'cradle to prison pipeline' - The Idaho Statesman

Pilot effort aims to help Idaho students escape 'cradle to prison pipeline' - The Idaho Statesman | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Pilot effort aims to help Idaho students escape 'cradle to prison pipeline'
The Idaho Statesman
If you think it's tough being a kid these days, try being a kid with a parent in prison.
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One Boy Speaks:

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Kids with attention deficit need us to know that despite their problems with impulse control, they're not bad or rude — just wired a little differently. ("Dear Editor, Why do some people think kids with ADHD are bad?
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