A plague of prisons | rabble.ca

A plague of prisons | rabble.ca.

People’s Health Radio looks at the plague of prisons, featuring presentations recorded at forum put on by the End Prohibition Project.  Ernie Drucker, author of the new book A Plague of Prisons, presents his analysis of the development of the prison industrial complex in the US.  Lorna Bird, Laura Shaver and Aiyanas Ormond present an analysis of the mass incarceration agenda in Canada: criminalization of poverty, mandatory minimums, ever expanding police forces, and the largest boom in prison building since the 1930s.

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