‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, JULY 16, 2015–THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES


JULY 16, 2015
AS PRESIDENT OBAMA MAKES A MAJOR ADDRESS CALLING FOR PRISON REFORM, WE TALK TO THE PRISON ECOLOGY PROJECT ABOUT THE INTERSECTION MASS INCARCERATION, DEGRADATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC REPRESSION IN OUR COMMUNITIES. And LISTENERS DRIVE THE CONVERSATION FOR THIS MONTH’S INSTALLMENT OF THE F-WORD. GUEST: PAUL WRIGHT, DIRECTOR OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE CENTER AND EDITOR OF PRISON LEGAL NEWS. Headlines include the Rev. William Barber of Mass Moral Mondays in North Carolina; Towanda Jones, sister of Tyrone West, who died after being beaten by police in Baltimore; and the Apache effort to save Oak Flat, a sacred land in Arizona.

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