Not sure that the fact that the US has more prisoners or prisons than any other country is new news, but it’s always good to be reminded.

The Political Social Worker

US has more prisoners, prisons than any other country – Salon.com.

Very troubling:

There are currently around 2.2 million people behind bars, “equal to a city the size of Houston,” noted Bloomberg News. There are 4,575 prisons in operation in the U.S., more than four times the number of second-place Russia at 1,029.

 

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