Tag Archives: Mass Incarceration

The Over-Criminalization of American Life

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The over-criminalization of America has undermined justice, the rule of law and legal egalitarianism. While the corporate media devotes itself to sports, entertainment, dining out and the latest political kerfuffle, America has … Continue reading

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Another Unsolvable Issue for Americans

Mass Incarceration, Prison Labor in the United States By John Stanton Source: Dissident Voice The Federal Prison Industries (FPI) under the brand UNICOR operates approximately 52 factories (prisons) across the United States. Prisoners manufacture or assemble a number of products … Continue reading

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Deep State, shallow politics, dumb economics

By Frank Scott Source: Intrepid Report In 1965, the USA had 780,000 people in prison, jail, on parole or on probation. By 2010, that population had grown by more than nine times, to 7 million and the prison business was … Continue reading

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America’s Real Red Scare

The Slow-Motion Collapse of the American Empire By William J. Astore Source: TomDispatch.com Jump into your time machine and let me transport you back to another age. It’s May 2001 and the Atlantic Monthly has just arrived in the mail. … Continue reading

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The Titanic Sails at Dawn: Warning Signs Point to Danger Ahead in 2017

By John W. Whitehead Source: A Government of Wolves “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters Despite our best efforts, we in the American police state seem to be … Continue reading

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Five Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

By Nathan Wellman Source: U.S. Uncut The United States of America is possibly the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. However, many third-world countries actually surpass America in many of the most vital gauges for measuring human development. … Continue reading

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Punishment is Violent and Counterproductive

By Robert J. Burrowes Punishment is a popular pastime for humans. Parents punish children. Teachers punish students. Employers punish workers. Courts punish lawbreakers. People punish each other. Governments punish ‘enemies’. And, according to some, God punishes evildoers. What is ‘punishment’? … Continue reading

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The Wickedness of [US] Foreign Policy

By Sheldon Richman Source: Center for a Stateless Society If you want to see how inhumane people can be, just watch those who make and execute foreign policy. We could spend all day discussing the cruelties that politicians and bureaucrats … Continue reading

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