New York City Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia knows trash. So it's not surprising that she has a lot to say about the nuisance -- and dangers -- that plastic shopping bags can pose to the city. During a City Council hearing on November 19, though she stopped short of giving a full-throated ... More >>
Daniel McGowan, the environmental activist and former member of the Earth Liberation Front who spent five and a half years in an extreme prison isolation unit, is suing the federal Bureau of Prisons for violating his right to free speech. McGowan, a New York native, was imprisoned in a highly restri ... More >>
He did his time for burning down two Oregon lumber mills, but he's not exactly a free man
A New York environmental activist stuck in an extreme isolation unit for writing letters and publishing articles -- and then re-jailed for writing about being put in that isolation unit in the first place -- has had his lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Prisons dismissed, a development he calls ... More >>
After more than seven years, the stack of dehumanizing and seemingly unconstitutional interactions between Daniel McGowan and the American prison system is now piled so high it is teetering over into a recursive mess of bleak and Kafkaesque absurdity. Last Monday, McGowan published a piece on the H ... More >>
Daniel McGowan, a 38-year-old environmental activist from Queens, was released yesterday from prison in Terra Haute, Indiana. He served seven years in the prison's Communications Management Unit, largely cut off from society, after attempting to burn down two Oregon lumber companies, Superior Lumber ... More >>
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