"Mass Supervision": How Restrictive Probation & Parole Systems Land People Behind Bars for Decades

In Pennsylvania, more than half of incarcerated people are jailed due to probation violations. We speak with formerly incarcerated activist LaTonya Myers, who says probation and parole, rather than being a stepping stone to freedom, act as a “streamline to mass incarceration,” with punitive rules landing people back behind bars for minor violations. Myers helps …
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Bangkok shuts down transport systems as pro-democracy protests continue

Authorities in Bangkok have shut down mass transit systems and set up roadblocks as Thailand’s capital braced for a fourth straight day of determined anti-government protests. The pro-democracy protesters have been doing their best to elude the authorities, using social media to assemble followers before police have time to block them. The government has announced …
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Legionnaires’ disease: investigation of household water systems

Published 10 March 2016 Last updated 2 October 2020 + show all updates 2 October 2020 Added information about widening the scope of sampling. 28 December 2016 New guidance document for on investigation of water systems has been uploaded. 10 March 2016 First published. Source link

Reports of cases of TB to UK enhanced tuberculosis surveillance systems

Published 1 October 2015 Last updated 30 September 2020 + show all updates 30 September 2020 Added new ‘Tuberculosis cases UK: 2000 to 2019’ report and pre-release access list. 30 July 2019 Added new ‘Tuberculosis cases UK: 2000 to 2018’ report and pre-release access list. 18 September 2018 Added Tuberculosis cases UK: 2000 to 2017. 24 …
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“Two Systems of Justice”: Jacob Blake’s Father on Son’s Case, Breonna Taylor & Black Lives Matter

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! The Quarantine Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Nermeen Shaikh. As outrage mounts over the grand jury ruling in the police killing of Breonna Taylor, we turn to Wisconsin, where the investigation into the police shooting of …
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