Tag Archives: American Prisons

The American Conservative: Opinion: U.S. Senator Mike Lee: The Conservative Case for Criminal Justice Reform

Source: The American Conservative: Opinion: U.S. Senator Mike Lee: The Conservative Case for Criminal Justice Reform I think the conservative case of criminal justice reform is very clear and comes from a couple of angles. One, the conservative principle of … Continue reading

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The Economist: Video: America’s Elderly Prisoner Boom

. A couple of things hit me when I watched this video. One, the fact that America at least at the state level, has moved away from prison industries in too many cases and instead has turned prison into warehouses. … Continue reading

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The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation

The Economist: Staff: Jailhouse Nation I agree with The Economist, that the War on Drugs in America is the biggest contributor to our large prison population. That costs American taxpayers billions of dollars every year. As well as the fact … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: WonkBook: Christopher Ingraham: The Orwellian Deception of Chuck Grassley’s Leniency Industrial Complex

The Washington Post: WonkBook: Christopher Ingraham: The Orwellian Deception of Chuck Grassley’s Leniency Industrial Complex Anyone who calls them self a Conservative and especially a fiscal Conservative, but who supports the American Prison Industrial Complex and our current criminal justice … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera: Inside USA- Angela Davis on The Prison Industrial Complex

Source: Al Jazeera: Inside USA- Angela Davis on The Prison Industrial Complex Just to talk about this interview for a minute or less, depending on how fast you read. I guess Al Jazeera didn’t think the interviewer was important enough to … Continue reading

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CUNY-TV: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Mario Cuomo on The Death Penalty and Other Issues: From October 12th, 2011

Source: CUNY-TV: The Open Mind With Richard Hefner- Mario Cuomo on The Death Penalty & Other Issues At risk of insulting Mario Cuomo and making Bill O’Reilly look bigger than the rat that he really is, O’Reilly was once asked his … Continue reading

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TruthOut: Report: Victoria Law: Public Prisons, Private Profits

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger TruthOut: Report: Victoria Law: Public Prisons, Private Profits If there is just one thing that shouldn’t be under for-profit companies, it would be prisons and other corrections facilities like … Continue reading

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