Tag Archives: Policy

New way to help ex-inmates re-enter society & stay out of prison | Louise Wasilewski | TEDxPeachtree

Translator: Araminta Dutta Reviewer: Peter van de Ven You’ve heard about mass incarceration, how the war on drugs and mandatory minimums has contributed to the US incarcerating five-hundred percent as many people as the rest of the world. Today, we’re going to look at a related issue; what happens when all those people are released …

Our democracy no longer represents the people. Here’s how we fix it | Larry Lessig | TEDxMidAtlantic

Translator: Milenka Okuka Reviewer: Mile Živković So, it turns out exactly a year ago, right now, right this minute, a year ago in Hong Kong, an extraordinary protest began. Protest begun by students, literally, high school and college students, elementary school students, then their parents felt a little embarrassed that they had let their kids …

Judging Societies by Women’s Prisons | Emily Salisbury | TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen

Judging Societies by Women’s Prisons | Emily Salisbury | TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” This famous quote by Dostoyevsky reminds us that to truly understand the progression of humanity, we should open our eyes to see how we treat some of the most unsympathetic characters in our world. How …