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U.S. Prison Population Soars as Education Spending Plummets

By Kate Randall / World Socialist Web Site  Image courtesy upworthy.com The prison populations in most US states are at historic highs. Prisons in 36 US states incarcerate three times as many people as they did in 1978. State prison systems account for 87 percent of the total prisoner population, or roughly 1.3 million in

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Prosecution Attempts to ID Defendants as Gang Members

By Dianne Frazee-Walker October 8, 2014, was an unusually warm fall day in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The Indian summer day was unique in more than one way. It was rare to see the Chaffee County Court House surrounded by extra security. The reason for the extra precaution was to prevent violence that

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