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Paleo in Maine explores a new old way of eating
Portland-based fitness coach and activist David Bidler has written and self-published a new book, Paleo in Maine , exploring the ins and outs of following a "paleo" diet, an eating style popularized by physiologist Loren Cordain, based on the available
The modern caveman
| April 20, 2013
AG exonerates guards
Critics of the state's prison system will press for an independent investigation after expressing dismay with the attorney general's long-delayed conclusion October 28 that Maine State Prison inmate Victor Valdez died last November from "a natural death.
Valdez prison death
| November 05, 2010
Time for law to end torture
In a collaborative effort between human-rights activists and incarcerated Mainers, a bill to end the use and abuse of solitary confinement has been drafted and will be submitted to legislators soon.
Letters to the Portland Editor, September 18, 2009
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| September 18, 2009
Prison ‘troublemaker’ confronts racism, medical abuse
Vacillating between grit and despair — between aggressive lawsuits and suicide attempts — Deane Brown, the prisoner who in 2005 blew the whistle on the torture of mentally ill inmates at the Maine State Prison’s solitary-confinement “Supermax” unit, is s
| September 11, 2009
Torture for the hostage-taker?
Will Michael Chasse, the inmate who allegedly held two people hostage on June 30 at the Maine State Prison, now be tortured by Governor John Baldacci’s administration?
| July 09, 2008
Promoting human rights at home
“We have a holier-than-thou” attitude in the United States about human-rights violations abroad, said Bart Carhart, a student organizer of the new Amnesty International chapter at the University of Southern Maine.
The enemy within
| April 02, 2008
Three prison-reform events
Three events centered on Martin Luther King Day will kick off a prison-reform movement in Maine.
| January 16, 2008
Group seeks to hold Maine to UN standard
Next week Portland-based prison activists will be knocking on Munjoy Hill doors.
| August 29, 2007
Letters to the Portland editor: May 4, 2007
God bless the First Amendment.
Go, Lance, go!
LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR
| May 02, 2007
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