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Today on Your Call: What is the reality of solitary confinement in US prisons?


On today's Your Call, We’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist and former hostage, Shane Bauer about California’s Pelican Bay State Special Housing Unit also known as SHU. Join us live at 10 or send an email to feedback@yourcallraido.org? What are the long-term mental health effects of near total isolation? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.


Shane Bauer, an investigative journalist. His investigative report about California’s Special Housing Unit (SHU) is published in current issue of Mother Jones

Web Resources:

Mother Jones: Solitary in Iran Nearly Broke Me. Then I Went Inside America's Prisons.

Times-Standard: Pelican Bay Prison focus of Amnesty International report: Secure Housing Units called 'degrading'

KALW: Behind the walls of California's most restricted cell