- Are more people "bad" in this, the "greatest country in the world?" Why?
- Are we criminalizing too much of our behavior?
- Why haven't we developed alternatives to incarceration?
Sunday, December 14, 2008
U.S. maintains lead in incarcerating its people
756 of every 100,000 U.S. residents are behind bars, the highest rate of incarceration in the world, according to the latest report by Human Rights Watch, leading to a whole host of questions we need to be asking ourselves: