Tag Archives: Prison

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 …

Previously Incarcerated Citizens Reject Their Right to Vote: The Daily Show

Previously Incarcerated Citizens Reject Their Right to Vote: The Daily Show

For more on this, we go to senior incarceration correspondent, Jordan Klepper, everybody! -(cheers and applause) -Right. Thank you. Thank you, Trevor. Trevor, I’m here at Augusta Penitentiary in Virginia, and I’ve concluded one thing– -this place could really use a Hale and Hearty. -(laughter) Daddy’s jonesy for a minestronesy. And also, convicted felons should …

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 …