NY Times series on the impact of shoddy inmate medical care. Yesterday's article was horrifying, exposing how the privatization of inmate medical services puts a premium on providing as little care as possible. One nurse said, "We save money by skipping the ambulance and bringing them right to the morgue." Superfluous Sentiments does pharmaceutical work for inmates and may have some response to the NY Times expose.
Making Crime Hit Home for Offenders is an article that explains the workings and impact of informal youth courts.
And I have contracted the school's Death Virus, three weeks after everyone else gets better, as is my usual immunity routine.