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What to Make of Bernie Sanders' Democratic Socialism?
Jon D. Wisman
Professor of Economics, American University
The Occupy Wall Street movement and now Bernie Sander's embrace of democratic socialism claim that anti-government politics have gutted the American dream, created inequality in income, wealth, and privilege not seen since the 1920s, and led to economic dysfunction.
The Other F Word
No, not that F word! I'm talking about forgiveness -- letting go, turning the other cheek. It is taboo to consider forgiveness as a component to criminal justice reform, but that's just what the victims and survivors in my documentary
Why Is the African American Imprisonment Rate Higher Than Whites?
Music, Business, Safety, and Legal Topic News Blogger.
3. African Americans make up 30 percent of the United States population and 60 percent of the imprisoned population. The
States Sending The Most People to Prison: 24/7 Wall St.
By 24/7 Wall St., 24/7 Wall St.
These are the states sending the most people to prison, according to 24/7 Wall St: “Take Texas,” said Roman. “Texas has some
Has The Female Black Incarceration Crisis Ended?
Incarceration rates for black women have dropped in the past decade. Is this a sign of progress, or have we found new ways to criminalize our most vulnerable? Laura Whitehorn and Thomas Giovanna join Marc to debate whether or not the issue has been resolved.
Female Prison Population Changes Drastically As Percentage Of Blacks Drops Sharply, Report Finds
Women now constitute seven percent of the prison population, according to the study. From the study: The findings are published
President Obama Must Tackle Criminal Justice Reform in His Second Term
Senior counsel, Center for Justice, ACLU
The only way to lower prison and jail populations is to reduce the number of people who enter the system and the amount of time they spend there. We're going to have to stop arresting so many people for petty crimes. There's really no other choice.
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