Mussell, L. Fayter, R. and Piché, J. (July 28, 2022). “Stop preventing people in Ontario jails from voting in local elections”. Ottawa Citizen, https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/mussell-fayter-and-piche-stop-preventing-people-in-ontario-jails-from-voting-in-local-elections.

Mussell, L. & Evans, J. (June 2, 2022). “Imprisoned citizens face barriers to voting in Ontario.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/imprisoned-citizens-face-barriers-to-voting-in-ontario-184222. Reprinted in National Post.

Evans, J. & Mussell, L. (May 5, 2022). “How prisons are using COVID-19 containment measures as a guise for torture.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/how-prisons-are-using-covid-19-containment-measures-as-a-guise-for-torture-181295. Reprinted in National Post and Ottawa Citizen.

Mussell, L. (Feb. 18. 2022). “‘Freedom convoy’ arrests in Ottawa: Why rejoicing when occupiers get punished isn’t the answer.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/freedom-convoy-arrests-in-ottawa-why-rejoicing-when-occupiers-get-punished-isnt-the-answer-177498.

Mussell, L. & Rampersaud, M. (Jan 3, 2022). “The cost of inaction for youth ‘aging out’ of Ontario foster care estimated at $2 billion.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/the-cost-of-inaction-for-youth-aging-out-of-ontario-foster-care-is-estimated-at-2-billion-173384. Reprinted in National Post and TVOntario.

Rampersaud, M. & Mussell, L. (May 5, 2021). “Ontario closes half of its youth detention centres, leaving some young people in limbo.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/ontario-closes-half-of-its-youth-detention-centres-leaving-some-young-people-in-limbo-159116. Reprinted in National Post.

Mussell, L. & Guenther, L. (March 31, 2021). “Prison redevelopment on three continents: Lessons from community-led struggles.” Spring Magazine. https://springmag.ca/prison-redevelopment-on-three-continents-lessons-from-community-led-struggles.

Mussell, L. & Rampersaud, M. (March 11, 2021). “Solitary confinement replaced by new system where 1 in 10 prisoners experience torture.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/solitary-confinement-replaced-by-new-system-where-1-in-10-prisoners-experience-torture-156455. Reprinted in National Post.

Rampersaud, M., Mussell, L., & Ratnam, C. (Feb. 24, 2021). “Aging out of foster care during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/covid-19-leaves-youth-forced-out-of-foster-care-even-more-vulnerable-153173. Reprinted in National Post, Halifax Today, and 15 Ontario papers owned by Village Media.

Mussell, L., & Rampersaud, M. (Nov. 18, 2020). “Solitary confinement by any other name is still torture.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/solitary-confinement-by-any-other-name-is-still-torture-149670. Reprinted in Vancouver Sun and 15 Ontario papers owned by Village Media.

Mussell, L., & Paynter, M., & Bariteau, W. (Oct. 15, 2020). “The ‘new normal’ in prisons during COVID-19 further marginalizes criminalized women.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/the-new-normal-in-prisons-during-covid-19-further-marginalizes-criminalized-women-147454. Reprinted in 15 Ontario papers owned by Village Media, and 5 Atlantic Canada papers owned by Saltwire Media.

Mussell, L., Piché, J., & Walby, K. (Sept. 25, 2020). “As the 2020 KP Tour season closes, change is needed.” Kingstonist. https://www.kingstonist.com/culture/opinion/opinion-as-the-2020-kp-tour-season-closes-change-is-needed/.

Hunter-Young, N., Mussell, L. & Paynter, M. (July 6, 2020). “If Canada is serious about confronting systemic racism, we must abolish prisons.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/if-canada-is-serious-about-confronting-systemic-racism-we-must-abolish-prisons-141408. Reprinted in Tyee and 5 Atlantic Canada papers owned by Saltwire Media.

Mussell, L., Piché, J., & Walby, K. (March 19, 2020). “Public consultation needed on multi-year use of KP.” Kingstonist. https://www.kingstonist.com/culture/opinion/letter-public-consultation-needed-on-multi-year-use-of-kp/.

Orsini, M. & Mussell, L. (Sept. 16, 2019). “Felicity Huffman: White is the colour of remorse.” The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/felicity-huffman-white-is-the-colour-of-remorse-123647. Reprinted in Salon and Winnipeg Free Press.

Mussell, L. (Sept. 3, 2019). “A prison is no place for a party.” The Conversation. http://theconversation.com/a-prison-is-no-place-for-a-party-120320.