"Jeffrey Epstein was incarcerated in the United States of America, and this is how the United States of America, the mightiest and richest nation there is or ever has been, treats incarcerated people." recounts 32 acts of cruelty inside prisons
"Jeffrey Epstein was incarcerated in the United States of America, and this is how the United States of America, the mightiest and richest nation there is or ever has been, treats incarcerated people." recounts 32 acts of cruelty inside prisons
This is an utterly brutal, but utterly essential, piece by , on the routine savagery, brutality, and cruelty that defines our prisons and jails. It’s almost impossible to get to the end of it. But everyone shd be forced to read all the way down.
Thank you for writing this, . It's hard reading but essential--especially for so many on my side of the aisle who respond to protests about prison conditions with "well then he shouldn't have broken the law"
Thirty-Two Short Stories About Jeffrey Epstein
This, from , is a must-read. Do we care when prisoners die?
It's too bad AG Barr doesn't believe in institutional failure. Because our jails are failing. And that seems like the sort of the country's chief law enforcement officer might want to look into.
Many Americans assume that jailers couldn’t possibly be so incompetent, cruel, or indifferent as to let such a high-profile prisoner as Jeffrey Epstein commit suicide. These 32 cases of in-custody deaths or near deaths tell another story
Absolutely painful to read 's accounting of 32 in prison deaths. Still, this is the necessary conversation in the wake of Epstein's death. This is what can be made better. Please read it. All the way to the end.
The absolute most grim thing I read ... in I dunno how long. Deaths in US prisons, sometimes while the guards look on and laugh.
This is hard to read, but necessary.
I made this point on The Weeds today, but most folks’ idea of what the criminal justice system is woefully inaccurate. Read this.
"[Jeffrey] Epstein was incarcerated in the United States of America, and this is how the United States of America, the mightiest and richest nation there is or ever has been, treats incarcerated people." recounts 32 acts of cruelty inside prisons
Perhaps Epstein's death was not a conspiracy of dunces, as I suggested yesterday, but a conspiracy of cruelty & indifference on the part of prison staff. Again, what's more likely—that he was secretly murdered by a Clinton/Trump operative, or this?
"32 short stories about in-custody deaths or near-deaths in America." An elegant and harrowing takedown of the conspiracy theories about Epstein's death. By in
If you don’t feel shame & revulsion about the State (& its employees), acting on our behalf, being indifferent to the deaths of citizens who it has incarcerated, & who it is responsible for, you are part of the problem. From the inimitable ⁦
32 short stories of deaths in prison that will horrify you. Jeffrey Epstein's Death in Prison Was One of Many - The Atlantic
From in case you missed it: Thirty-two short stories that don’t mention Jeffrey Epstein, but are about him. They are about death in prison.