Stark Raven Media Collective

Podcast
Oct 11, 2010

Bill S-10: More mandatory minimums for drugs

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Bill S-10 is Parliament's latest effort to introduce mandatory minimum sentences for various drug crimes. Researchers say they don’t work and will actually make things much worse.
Podcast
Aug 10, 2010

Marking Prison Justice Day, on the inside and outside

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
A lifer on his experiences on the inside and outside marking Prison Justice Day (an annual memorial and protest day) and how the prison system is making PJD harder for those on the inside.
Podcast
Jun 9, 2010

Keeping in touch across prison walls isn't easy

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
For all their claims of the importance of family connections, one woman is nothing but barriers when trying to keep in touch with her brother in prison.
Podcast
Mar 15, 2010

Dr. Sherene Razack on 'Reflections on Torture at Abu Ghraib'

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Six years after the photographs hit the press, OISE professor and author, Dr. Sherene Razack speaks on “We didn't kill 'em, we didn't cut their heads off": Reflections on Torture at Abu Ghraib.
Podcast
Feb 4, 2010

Death Under Police Watch: Part 2

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
A BC woman still searches for answers and accountability in the shooting death of her brother by police.
Podcast
Nov 10, 2009

Animal rights activists fight U.S. terrorism law

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Animal rights activists are increasingly being targetted by the state as terrorists. A lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights is challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.
Podcast
Jun 11, 2009

Mapping Immigrant Detention

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Michael Flynn of the Global Detention Project finds out how many migrants are put in prison worldwide
Podcast
Apr 27, 2009

Queerness, Prisons and Activism: Making the Links

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
In Canada, people are no longer directly criminalized by the state for being queer or trans. But that doesn't mean there aren't a lot of connections between prisons, queerness and activism.
Podcast
Mar 3, 2009

The criminalization of HIV

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Not disclosing that you are HIV positive is illegal. Is this an effective way to stop the spread of HIV?
Podcast
Feb 7, 2009

Doing Time: Leisure and Incarceration

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
How can you have agency in an environment structured on institutional control? Leisure education is one way prisoners are using to help them discover and assert agency and choice behind bars.

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