Justice, Police, & Prison System – the posts

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Justice, Police, & Prison System – the posts

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Mass Incarceration – The New Jim Crow – Michelle Alexander
March 7, 2018

Mass incarceration, largely through the War on Drugs, combined with white racism has produced a catastrophe for African Americans. It…

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Opioids and White Privilege – Lock’em Up vs. Treatment
December 12, 2017

Opioids and White Privilege The arrival of opioids as a national concern might focus your attention on the role of…

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Recently Noted – women in prison in the US – more on mass incarceration
November 21, 2017

The Prison Policy Initiative has released a new study “Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017”. In a pattern that…

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The US Wins Again – Incarceration in Global Context
October 4, 2017

The US Wins Again – Incarceration in Global Context Americans love to think of the country as No 1 in…

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The Rule of Law, Justice, American Delusions
June 27, 2017

The reality is that legal representation for the indigent is worse than a charade. According to the ACLU 80% of…

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America’s Longest War and Attorney General Sessions
May 13, 2017

So Jeff Sessions, tough guy, is going to reverse the very modest corrective direction of Obama’s policies to once again…

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Justice in America – Not
April 5, 2017

A central dogma of American politics and culture is the rule of law. The ever present blind scales of justice…

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The War on Drugs Is a Failure – The Gregory Brothers’ video
April 20, 2013

Why waste endless words on this topic? I stumbled on this video, “The Drug War Is a Failure” by the…

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drug-spending-v-addiction from Atlantic Monthly
Our Longest War – The War on Drugs – more data on its futility
April 15, 2013

I have noted here several times earlier about America’s longest war – the War on Drugs. Here is a graphic…

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America’s Longest War – a socio-political-military disaster – indicted by Global Commission on Drug Policy
June 12, 2011

Report of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Last week this commission released its report,  “War on Drugs”. This once…

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