Stories about Prisons

Review: In ‘Oedipus El Rey,’ the wrecks of myth and mass incarceration

Transposed to LA in the Magic's revival, Luis Alfaro’s take on Sophocles mixes Latinx culture with ancient Greek tragedy.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

‘The Wait Room’ expresses the physical effects of a loved one’s incarceration

Choreographer Jo Kreiter examines the rippling toll of the prison-industrial complex, in a new work performed in front of UN Plaza.

Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

Plus: Mozart's birthday, SF Movement Arts Fest, Jasmine Infiniti, and coastal light sculptures

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

And so should thousands of other Black and Latino men serving unjust sentences due to racist criminal justice policies.

American Psychological Association beats back military psychologists

After torture collusion report, humanitarian orgs and progressive members unite to support ban at psychologists in Guantanamo Bay, black sites.

From the poor house to the jail house

A report from the front lines of the penal abolition movement

Remembering Rose Braz, social and environmental justice warrior

Environmentalist, prison abolitionist, organizer ... she's gone but her spirit remains

A ‘dangerous felon’ who was never convicted of a violent crime

The 'seven felony convictions' of Juan Francisco Lopez Sanchez are all minor -- but that's not what you read in the news media