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From the week of May 5 – Drugs, Alcohol, Prisons and The New York Times

An editorial from Eduardo Porter of the New York Times prompted this blog. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/30/business/economy/in-the-us-punishment-comes-before-the-crimes.html?_r=0      Porter shared the statistics in the growth of the prison population over the last 40 years.  In 2012, an estimated 2.2 million people were in America’s prisons … Continue reading

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