Mass Incarceration: The Failure of Prisons As a Replacement for Social Services — Podcast May 26, 2014

Tough On Crime: Mass Incarceration As a Case Study in What Can Happen When You Aren’t Careful What You Wish For. The U.S. has the highest incarceration rates per capita of any country in the world, higher even than countries such as China or North Korea, which are governed by repressive and anti-democratic regimes. Democratic Perspective’s Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson investigate the reasons why this has happened, the horrific consequences for Americans as individuals and for American society as a whole, and what we can do about it.

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