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Domino14
Domino14

Cool interactive map.  That is a lot to go through...  but yes, what a mess of a system indeed.

 

Hope and change. Still. 

 

nancy a heitzeg
nancy a heitzeg

I hope you all do take a minute to click through the Corrections Documentary Project links -- an outstanding resource that truly illustrates the tangled mess and also offers thoughts for targeted change

 

look forward to any comments you may have

 

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Seeta
Seeta moderator

Thanks Nancy!! Glimmers of hope everywhere.  But the work and fight continues....

KayWhitlock
KayWhitlock

 @nancy a heitzeg And taking a long, caustic look at conservative , um, support for less incarceration.  People thinking this is unqualified good need to pay attention to a growing spectrum of RW Christian and corporate "for profit" parole and post-prison services.  Economic, social, and political ramifications.

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