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Last year was the deadliest year at the Pima County Jail since at least 2009. In 2021, one person died in the jail approximately every 31 days – the majority of them young men of color “found unresponsive in their cells.” Read more»

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema at the 2019 Update from Capitol Hill hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.

"Of course Sen. Sinema is horrible, and of course she will sip mimosas and let DACA recipients and the working class eat cake before lifting one bejeweled ring finger to help them. But nothing about this is new, and nothing about this is news." — Joel Feinman Read more» 2

Over the last 50 years the United States has become the greatest jailer in the history of the world. We have accomplished this by prosecuting poor people and calling it "crime prevention and control." — Joel Feinman, Read more»

Joel Feinman, one of the co-founders of the Peoples Defense Initiative, speaks during a fundraiser for Prop. 205 at Exo Coffee, Tuesday night.

"Only in a time as myopic and jaded as ours would so many people think the status quo is something worth defending." — Joel Feinman, an organizer of Tucson's 'sanctuary city' initiative. Read more»