John Maenpaa

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Christian/Patriot/Libertarian-Socialist and I support: AFL-CIO & IWW & ACLU & Occupy & Declaration Of Independence & Constitution #union #iww #WIUnion #occupy

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Guarding the Fortresses: How Prison Policies Limit Media Access to Solitary Confinement

http://solitarywatch.com/2013/03/05/guarding-the-fortresses-how-prison-policies-limit-media-access-to-solitary-confinement/

Journalists face serious obstacles to reporting on prisons–and even more to uncovering the truth about solitary confinement. (See James Ridgeway’s essay “Fortresses of Solitude.”)

Public oversight of governmental institutions, which can help to prevent corruption and abuse by those in power, is seen as a hallmark of an engaged, democratic citizenry. However, when it comes to obtaining information about individuals kept in solitary confinement, the press, and by extension the public, are often kept in the dark.

The Supreme Court ruled, in Pell v. Procunier, that the First Amendm...

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#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty

Guarding the Fortresses: How Prison Policies Limit Media Access to Solitary Confinement

http://solitarywatch.com/2013/03/05/guarding-the-fortresses-how-prison-policies-limit-media-access-to-solitary-confinement/

Journalists face serious obstacles to reporting on prisons–and even more to uncovering the truth about solitary confinement. (See James Ridgeway’s essay “Fortresses of Solitude.”)

Public oversight of governmental institutions, which can help to prevent corruption and abuse by those in power, is seen as a hallmark of an engaged, democratic citizenry. However, when it comes to obtaining information about individuals kept in solitary confinement, the press, and by extension the public, are often kept in the dark.

The Supreme Court ruled, in Pell v. Procunier, that the First Amendm...

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