The Massachusetts Department of Correction says it will eliminate solitary confinement in all of its prisons over the next three years.
This move follows an independent report that called for ending so-called "restrictive housing" in state prisons.
Consider This cohost speaks with WBUR reporter Deborah Becker.
Then stay tuned for a taste of some fresh new music from Arlington's own Ella Williams, who writes and performs as Squirrel Flower.
With special thanks to music writer Charlie Ruddell, for his descriptions of her "grungy folk" release, 'Planet (i)'. Read the full album review here.
This segment aired on July 2, 2021.