James Ridgeway

James Ridgeway

US & Canada

Locking up profits

Private prison companies strive to keep millions behind bars to keep their profits up.

Locking up profits

US & Canada

The myth of the greedy geezer

Contrary to popular belief, neither Medicare nor Social Security is going bankrupt, yet politicians talk about cutbacks.

The myth of the greedy geezer

Health

Mass psychosis in the US

How Big Pharma got Americans hooked on anti-psychotic drugs.

Mass psychosis in the US

US & Canada

Cruel and usual: US solitary confinement

As incarceration rates explode in the US, thousands are placed in solitary confinement, often without cause.

Cruel and usual: US solitary confinement