April 6, 2016 | The Buckeye State may be the most progressive in the union when it comes to youth prison reform.
About John Kiriakou
John Kiriakou is a former CIA officer who spent two years in a federal prison for blowing the whistle on the agency’s use of torture. He wrote OtherWords columns for a year, starting in May 2015. He writes and speaks about national security, whistleblowing, the prison-industrial complex, and foreign policy. JohnKiriakou.com
Articles by John Kiriakou
March 30, 2016 | Inmates on their deathbeds should be free to spend their final days with their loved ones.
March 16, 2016 | The GOP front-runner's calls for violence against his critics are no joke.
March 9, 2016 | The Pentagon is trying to cover up the toxic effects of its deadly burn pits.
March 2, 2016 | The feds dropped the ball on a key terrorism case, so now they’re going after privacy itself.
February 24, 2016 | Inmates across America die every day because of substandard medical care.
February 17, 2016 | America's most notorious spy agency even deceives its own employees.
February 10, 2016 | GOP presidential candidates are endorsing torture, again.
February 3, 2016 | Survivors call solitary confinement “living death.”
January 27, 2016 | Federal prison guards are brutalizing inmates.
January 20, 2016 | Judges share the blame for America's burgeoning incarcerated population.
January 13, 2016 | Taking over a federal building at the point of a rifle gives protest a bad name.
December 30, 2015 | Ending this imbroglio requires robust diplomacy.
December 16, 2015 | Congress has created an average of 50 new crimes per year for the past decade.
December 9, 2015 | Can we lighten up?