From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

By Elizabeth Hinton

In America today, "states like California and Michigan spend more money on imprisoning young people than on educating them." How did we let this happen? 6 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

In America today, "states like California and Michigan spend more money on imprisoning young people than on educating them." How did we let this happen?

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"The best puzzle games teach us that there's always more to learn, and _Prism succeeds in this regard through its final lesson. There’s more than one way to interpret a pattern.

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