Prisons, Still

I’m just reposting a couple of links from Metafilter’s Optimus Chyme:

Everything You Never Wanted to Know about the American Prison-Industrial Complex

Prison Nation

Don’t click through if you were hoping to maintain your post-holiday glow. This is the sort of thing I hoped would be on the agenda by now. For all the attention that was paid and continues to be paid to the Guantanamo Bay internment camp, we sure could use some more attention to incarceration in this country.

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