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The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation

The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation

I agree with The Economist, that the War on Drugs in America is the biggest contributor to our large prison population. 505 more words

War On Drugs

The Slow Movement to End Prison Sexual Crime

By Maurice Chammah

The Marshall Project

In 2003, Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act, now usually known as PREA. It was intended to make experiences like his far less likely. 775 more words


Can We Fix Our Shameful Prisons? Why they should be, and why we might not do so.

Summary:¬† The recent attention to police shootings of unarmed men (mostly Black) shouldn’t distract us from the big picture, that police violence is but one part of a mad brutal system. 4,939 more words