Episode 29 Abolition

Josh interviews Jared “Jay” Ware about prison abolition, influences, and the upcoming August 21st Strike. Full Episode Preview Transcript A full PDF transcript of Episode 29 My Guest Jared “Jay” Ware is a prison abolitionist, freelance writer, co-host of the podcast Millennials Are Killing Capitalism and producer of the Beyond Prisons podcast. His work has […]

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Bianca Tylek Director of the Corrections Accountability Project

Episode 27 Prison Privatization

Josh discusses prison privatization (not just private prisons) with Bianca Tylek and Michael Crowley. Full Episode Preview Transcript A full PDF transcript of Episode 27 “Prison Privatization” My Guests Bianca Tylek is the Director of the Corrections Accountability Project Michael Crowley worked at the Office of Management and Budget under both the Bush and Obama […]

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Logo for the documentary feature Knife Skills

Episode 23 Knife Skills

Josh interviews Thomas F. Lennon and Brandon Chrostowski, Director and principle from the Oscar-Nominated Documentary “Knife Skills” Full Episode Preview Transcript A full PDF Transcript of Episode 23 of Decarceration Nation. My Guests: Thomas F. Lennon is an Oscar-Winning Documentarian and two-time Peabody Award Winner. Brandon Chrostowski is the owner and creator of the Edwin’s […]

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JOsh and Jay Mo X at the 2018 ACLU membership conference in DC

Episode 22: Juvenile Life Without Parole

Josh discusses the need to end the sentence of Juvenile Life Without Parole. Full Episode Preview Transcript A Full PDF transcript of Decarceration Nation Episode 22 Juvenile Life Without Parole Notes From Episode 22: Juvenile Life Without Parole Josh discusses the ongoing problem of Juvenile Life Without Parole sentences. The News You can easily join […]

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Statevile Debate Team in Action at Stateville Correctional

Episode 20: Let Stateville Debate

Josh discusses the cancelation of the Stateville Correctional Center (Illinois) Debate team with their former coach Katrina Burlet. Earlier this year, the team was canceled by the Illinois Department of Corrections with no explanation. Full Episode Notes From Episode 20 Preview Transcript A full PDF transcript of Decarceration Nation Episode 20 My Guest Katrina Burlet […]

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