Washington Post — Police and prisons are the successful answer to a rather narrow question: Can overwhelming force and routine incarceration bring temporary order to impoverished and isolated urban communities? 105 more words
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Kingston Penitentiary was already a very scary place the day Mohammad Shafia walked into the joint.
The Montrealer was convicted for the 2009 murders of his three daughters and first wife in a barbaric “honour killing” in which the women were incapacitated and dumped into the Rideau Canal near Kingston. 686 more words
I’m getting to think that one of the best signs that Americans have no clue how to solve a major public policy problem is lengthy debate that has changed absolutely no minds whatever. 745 more words
Addiction is largely an adaptation to your environment. War on Drugs should be renamed War on Humanity
“Human beings have an innate need to bond. And when we’re happy and healthy, we’ll bond with the people around us. If you can’t bond with the people around you because you’re traumatized or isolated or beaten down, you will bond with something that gives you a sense of relief. 125 more words