Shows featuring Jules Lobel

  • California Prisoners Challenge Solitary, Jail Conditions with Largest Hunger Strike in State History Cal_hungerstriker_protest-2
    Prisoners in California have entered their 10th day of a statewide hunger strike to fight back against what they call inhumane conditions. The prisoners’ demands include a call for adequate and nutritious food, an end to group punishment, and stopping long-term solitary confinement in high-security "special housing...
    July 17, 2013 | Story
  • Federal Judge Dismisses Police Harassment Claims by Activist Groups at Pittsburgh’s G-20 Police-pitts-web
    Thousands of additional security forces have been brought into Pittsburgh ahead of the G-20, and tall steel fencing now runs along the the convention center in this former steel town. On Tuesday, a federal judge ruled against two protest groups who accused the Pittsburgh police of harassment. Seeds of Peace and Three Rivers Climate Convergence claim the police used illegal searches, vehicle seizures,...
    September 23, 2009 | Story