And a good day to you my beloved Unf*ckers. We’re back with another blood-boiling, enraging episode of Unf*cking the Republic. Mass Incarceration: The War on Drugs. It’s a topic that has thankfully come further into the light thanks to the profound work of several organizations such as the Prison Policy Initiative, The Sentencing Project, Innocence Project and more. This episode features a special clip from another incredible pod, News Beat, which does a ton of work on the issue of mass incarceration.
News Beat Podcast: link.chtbl.com/newsbeat
Johann Hari- Chasing the Scream: The Opposite of Addiction Is Connection: bookshop.org/a/23377/9781620408902
Michelle Alexander- The New Jim Crow: bookshop.org/a/23377/9781620971932
Bryan Stevenson- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption: bookshop.org/a/23377/9780812984965
News Beat Podcast- Mass Incarceration: usnewsbeat.com/mass-incarceration
The Sentencing Project: sentencingproject.org/criminal-justice-facts/
The Intercept- Gary Webb: theintercept.com/2014/09/25/managing-nightmare-cia-media-destruction-gary-webb
The Atlantic- Violent Crime on the Decline: theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/04/what-caused-the-crime-decline/477408
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