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York: a castle in a car park

The urban castle is a different breed to the rural one. It’s been assaulted not by weapons, but by its surroundings and that includes how society changes around it. 445 more words

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Inmate accused of child kidnap gives birth in Aba Prison

A 20-year-old female inmate of the Aba Federal Prison, Blessing Azubuike, has reportedly given birth to a bouncing baby boy while in custody. Full story… 32 more words

Prisons

First blog post

I’m a prison librarian in an anonymous state where there are plenty of people incarcerated. I fell into this job after a downsizing where I worked before as a middle manager, but I found that I do really like it. 129 more words

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How's This For A Solution For Mass Incarceration?

Pay folks decently?

Here’s a new report that concludes, as The Washington Post reports, that:

..raising the federal minimum wage to $12 an hour could prevent as many as half a million crimes annually, according to 

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Two Parties -- Not The Same

French ‘Horror Dentist’ Sentenced to 8 Years for Assault and Fraud

(NEVERS, France) — In the space of one hour in March 2012, Sylviane Boulesteix’s dentist had wrenched eight front teeth from her mouth and replaced them with ill-fitting dentures.

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POPE WRITES LETTER TO ITALIAN PRISONERS - HONG KONG, CHRISTIANS PROTEST AGAINST DEMOLITION OF CROSSES

POPE FRANCIS TWEETED TODAY: All are called to love and cherish family life, for families are not a problem; they are first and foremost an opportunity. 919 more words

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The Cost of Multiculturalism: Canadians Turn Blind Eye to Race Despite a Staggering Black Incarceration Rate - Atlanta Black Star

A reminder:

Black Canadians are jailed more than their white counterparts and part of the issue is that Canadians don’t believe they have a race problem.

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