March, 2020

Democracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration

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The country that served as Tocqueville's model for democracy and freedom is now the world's largest captor.  Since 1980, a situation of mass incarceration has persisted in the US.  The growth of the US prison population took off in 1980 and continues to grow at the highest rate in the world.  

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