Where is the outrage over Britain's Sandra Blands?

Where is the outrage over Britain's Sandra Blands?

For over forty years, families of black people (usually men) who died in the custody of our pol…

Police commissioners offer fresh hope for cannabis reform

Police commissioners offer fresh hope for cannabis reform

Alas 85% of us had better things to do rather than take the time out to vote for a local police…

What Jeremy Corbyn could learn from Liz Kendall

What Jeremy Corbyn could learn from Liz Kendall

After a very drab and lifeless Labour leadership race, the sudden surge in support for Jeremy C…

Lord Sewel is the latest victim of British mob rule

Lord Sewel is the latest victim of British mob rule

This morning Lord Sewel quit the House of Lords. Two reasons were given for why he had to go i…

The madness begins: Lambeth bans everything in legal high crack-down

The madness begins: Lambeth bans everything in legal high crack-down

You don’t have to wait for the psychoactive substances bill to become law for the absurd specta…

'It'll be hell': The view from inside prison about a smoking ban

'It'll be hell': The view from inside prison about a smoking ban

On the morning of June 30th, they banned smoking in Melbourne prison. Footage from news helico…

Prison inspector to Gove: You need to reduce prison numbers

Prison inspector to Gove: You need to reduce prison numbers

One key aspect has been missing from Michael Gove’s growing commitment to a more liberal prison…

It's official: Private prisons cost taxpayer more than state prisons

It's official: Private prisons cost taxpayer more than state prisons

It seems intuitive - farm it all out to the private sector and cut your costs. At the request …

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