Have You ever thought about how Messed Up our Modern Prison system Is?

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It's pretty messed up! The United States locks up more people than any other country, but that hasn't made us safer. The drug war jails thousands of nonviolent addicts. Taxpayers and poor communities lose as states slash social programs to pay for prisons. There's a better way -- compassion, not punishment; restoration, not isolation. Part 2 is Broken On All Sides. Part 3 is Visions of Abolition. Part 4 is Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment. All worth watching to learn more. Read More from Yes Magazine's issue on prisons.   What Can You Do? There are many things you can do to stop the expansion of prisons and support abolitionist work. Below are a few ways to connect with abolitionists who are already doing this work.    - organize a film screening of Visions of Abolition or... read more
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Have You ever thought about how Messed Up our Modern Prison system Is?