With 1.7 ;million children with parents in prison, parenting from prison becomes a critical skill for incarcerated parents. Two former incarcerated fathers talk about their experiences of parenting their children while serving their prison sentences. An overview of the problem of generational criminality is discussed.
After a vicious attack this weekend by the Seattle police on a house party of anarchists, we were requested to repost this audio documentary about the house party that was viciously attacked by the Portland police in March, 2001.
In this episode, Megan Vosk interviewed Grace Eagle Reed about the importance of creative expression in the prisons. Grace discussed how the journey of interpersonal conflict produces chances for better choices by at-risk youth. She shared her experience teaching writing and poetry at the Residential Alcohol/Drug (RAD) Community Justice Juvenile Services from 2006-2008.
The severe life struggles of the students inspired creativity and allowed space for an open ended process to happen. Grace and the students came together in a state of hard earned trust and talked from the heart on those magic days in Portland, Oregon.
As the Republic is delivered into the hands of the plutocrats, Abe surveys the wreckage.
We truly have passed through the looking glass. With unemployment near 10 percent for the third straight year, the patricians in Washington haggle over whether corporate jets deserve special tax consideration. In the name of fiscal discipline, after eight years of reckless borrowing and warmongering under G.W. Bush, congressional Republicans have seen fit to hold hostage the creditworthiness of the United States.