United States newest number one- the amount of people we incarcerate…

I recently read this article in the Boston Globe and thought I would share it with all of you.

The Prison Boom Comes Home to Roost

By James Carroll  |  November 8, 2010

The Boston Globe

WILL THE fiscal collapse that has laid bare gross
inequalities in the US economic system lead to
meaningful reforms toward a more just society? One
answer is suggested by the bursting of what might be
called the “other housing bubble,” for these two years
have also brought to crisis the three-decade- long
frenzy of mass imprisonment.

Read the full article at http://articles.boston.com/2010-11-08/bostonglobe/29303068_1_prison-boom-housing-bubble-prison-systems

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