It’s Not Just the Drug War

Marie Gottschalk

The prison reforms on the table are unlikely to make even a dent in the forces that keep millions behind bars.

When it comes to uniquely American nightmares, it’s hard to beat our carceral state. Living in a country with 5 percent of the world’s population and 25 percent of the world’s prisoners, many are aware of the human rights catastrophe taking place around them. But when it comes to what’s actually driving this, the explanatory […]

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