Prison-building has become one of the go-to regeneration tools in the former industrial heartlands of England and Scotland, according to new research we are publishing today.
It is commonplace that prisons are created and maintained to hold those sentenced by the courts, and those remanded while awaiting trial.
With the current Black Lives Matter movement in America having accelerated due to the acts of police brutality resulting in the death of George Floyd, there is another area of the criminal justice system which the movement is exposing.
The torch of truth that 2020 has allowed to shine brighter than ever before is now turning to the dark and hidden corners of the prison system. Despite the decades-long campaigns of many...
The prison industrial complex is large and growing.