Archive for February, 2014

John Eason on Prison Towns Feb 26

February 22nd, 2014 Comments off

Eason3Professor John Eason, University of Texas A & M, speaking on “Finding Beauty in the Hideous:Prison Placement as Reputation Management,” Binghamton University campus, IASH room (base of library tower), February 26, 4:00pm.

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BC campaign for Alternatives to Incarceration

February 22nd, 2014 Comments off

A group of community and Binghamton University people, under the name of the BC campaign for alternatives to Incarceration, are mobilizing against the local sheriff’s and county plans to incarcerate yet more persons through the $5.7 million dollar expansion of the Broome County Jail. This parallels efforts in Ithaca and Cortland NY to coutner similar plans. On Feb 20th the campaigners, refused any time to present their case to the local county legislature, protested at the Broome County Executive’s annual state of the county speech. Pictures, pamphlets BC jail expansion pamphlet3., and news reports are attached.Local fox news report: bildeCredit: Cristopher Radder.

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Reuben Millar on Devolving Prisons Feb 19

February 15th, 2014 Comments off

mreubenUniversity of Michigan Professor Reuben Miller speaking on “”Devolving the Carceral State,” Binghamton University campus, IASH room (base of library tower), February 19, 4pm.

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