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The Prison Nation

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The US is a nation of prisons and prisoners, imprisoning a higher percentage of its population than any other nation, including the totalitarian nations. We, as a nation, just love to lock people up. We apparently think it’s some kind of solution. Mother Jones has a series of articles about this phenomenon:

<i>Mother Jones</i> series on prisons

Mother Jones series on prisons

Worth reading and pondering. Go to the link to read individual articles.

Written by Leisureguy

28 July 2008 at 8:12 am

Posted in Daily life, Government

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