SUMMARY: This issue discusses prison abolition, the practice of “gating” federal offenders, the importance of Prisoners’ Justice Day, and the perception of all prisoners as “sexual perverts”. Additionally, political prisoners in Uruguay, the elimination of parole for certain criminals in England, world military and social expenditures, and the potential of nuclear war are considered.

KEYWORDS: prison abolition, nuclear war, Bill C-157, “gating”.

Coded by Claire Hall