Bailout funds have been in the news for weeks now, but how do they fit into the bigger picture of the criminal justice and cash bail systems? Ashley Edwards of MGM Bailout joins Feminist Hotdog this week to talk about the racism inherent in the cash bail system, the predatory lending practices that surround it, how listeners can work to abolish cash bail, and why we should view this as a feminist issue.
Things We Talked About on This Episode
- MGM Bailout [https://www.mgmbailout.com]
- National Bailout [https://www.nationalbailout.org]
- Until Freedom Comes Bailout Toolkit [https://www.nationalbailout.org/untilfreedomcomes]
- Black Mama’s Bailout [https://www.nationalbailout.org/history]
- Southerners On New Ground [https://southernersonnewground.org]
- After Cash Bail: A Framework for Imagining Pretrial Justice [https://bailproject.org/after-cash-bail/]