Other Writings

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  • “The Zimmerman Mind-Set”¬†TIME,¬†July 29, 2013
  • “The New Jim Crow: How Mass Incarceration Turns People of Color into Permanent Second-Class Citizens”¬†American Prospect, December 6, 2010
  • “Obama’s Drug War”¬†The Nation, December 27, 2010
  • “The Failed Drug War Has Created a Human Rights Nightmare: How Can This Happen in Our Country and Go Virtually Undiscussed?”¬†Alternet reposting from Sojourners, April 28, 2011
  • “Think Outside the Bars: Why Real Justice Means Fewer Prisons”¬†Yes Magazine, June 8, 2011
  • Review: A Plague of Prisons and The Collapse of American Criminal Justice,¬†Washington Post, October 14, 2011
  • “I’m a Criminal and So Are You”¬†CNN, May 19, 2010
  • “Michelle Alexander on California’s ‘Cruel and Unusual’ Prisons”¬†The Nation, May 26, 2011
  • “Governor Schwarzenegger’s Plan for Prisons Ignores Racial History”¬†Huffington Post, January 18, 2010
  • “The Age of Obama as a Racial Nightmare”¬†TomDispatch.com, March 8, 2010