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Trump’s Election And Criminal Justice Reform

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore [ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT THE HUFFINGTON POST] What can we expect from President-elect Trump when it comes to criminal justice reform? Even though overall crime rates are at historic lows, throughout Trump’s campaign he sounded reminiscent of Richard Nixon – emphasizing the problem of crime and the need for

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Incarceration Nation: How We Got Here

THE CRIME REPORT | Incarceration Nation: How We Got Here By Mark Obbie A Virginia prison. Still courtesy of “Life Is My Movie Entertainment.” An inside-the-Beltway law school lacks the stereotypical glamour of a movie premiere venue. But it makes sense when the movie tells the history—or at least one version of the history—of

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Anne Hathaway, Georgina Chapman, and More Join Livia Firth to Support The True Cost

VOGUE | Anne Hathaway, Georgina Chapman, and More Join Livia Firth to Support The True Cost by James Michael Vela “I hope people open their eyes and hearts to the simple truth that there are people behind the clothes that we wear,” said Andrew Morgan, the director of the eye-opening documentary The True Cost, which pulls back the curtain

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The True Cost : Film Review

The Hollywood Reporter | The True Cost : Film Review  By Frank ScheckAndrew Morgan's documentary details the devastating environmental and social effects of the increasingly pervasive "fast fashion" industry.The only way to approach Andrew Morgan's documentary about the pernicious effects of the clothing trend known as "fast fashion" without feeling hopelessly guilt-ridden is to be naked while

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Review ‘The True Cost’ Exposes Hidden Cost of Cute, Cheap Fashions

LA Times | Review ‘The True Cost’ exposes hidden cost of cute, cheap fashions By MARTIN TSAI Fast-fashion purveyors such as H&M, Forever 21 and Zara have grown at a pace worthy of comparison to Starbucks. Although their inexpensive merchandise sells like hotcakes, the documentary “The True Cost” argues that hidden in the price tags are human

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Livia Firth: The Fashion Industry is ‘So Messed Up’

THE GUARDIAN | Livia Firth: the fashion industry is ‘so messed up’ The executive producer of new documentary The True Cost calls for consumers and stars to help change the global fashion industry. Coverage of the Cannes film festival is often dominated by talk of who’s wearing what. Yet at this year’s festival, an incendiary new

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