Vijay Das

Vijay Das

Vijay is a writer, advocate and Senior Policy Fellow at Data for Progress.

Prisons

Coronavirus is an impetus to decarcerate America

The pandemic, and its increasing human toll, have finally started a conversation in the US about mass imprisonment.

Coronavirus is an impetus to decarcerate America

United States

Trump is waging a war on people with disabilities

Policies the Trump administration has pursued have made it difficult for many disable people to lead independent lives.

Trump is waging a war on people with disabilities

Human Rights

Justice for all in the land of the free?

In the US criminal justice system, there is a fate far worse than being sentenced to death.

Justice for all in the land of the free?

United States

Slavery in the US prison system

If you want to find an example of modern day slavery, look no further than US prisons.

Slavery in the US prison system