Tag Archives: The Economist

The Atlantic: Hannibal Buress- Advice For Comedians

Source: The New Democrat I didn’t get much from Hannibal Buress here as far as advice for comedians, other than that inspiring comedians should just do it. Write down what they think and try to get a job performing or … 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 Economist: Video: What Happened When Portugal Decriminalized Drugs?

. I believe what Portugal is saying with their drug decriminalization policy is that narcotics are bad for you, but is still locking up people simply for illegal drug possession or illegal drug use is also not only bad for … Continue reading

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