For people facing long sentences and even deportation, contact with the outside world is crucial

On August 31, after 15 years, Patricia Waller was on the brink of being released from the Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF). Instead of tasting freedom, though, she found herself heading hundreds of miles to a Colorado detention facility after California Governor Gavin Newsom handed her over to Immigration and…

Three astrologers tell us what to expect in 2020 and beyond

“Thank you so much for not being the 1,000th person to ask me what sign each Friends character would be,” astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo says with relief over the phone. The current rise of astrology in popular culture, thanks in part to the internet, means that Lanyadoo spends significant time fielding…

Atoosa Moinzadeh

Atoosa Moinzadeh is a music and culture writer based in Brooklyn, NY. //

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