Friday, April 10, 2015

Prisons policy is turning Australia into the second nation of captives

Prisons policy is turning Australia into the second nation of captives: "Sometimes you don’t need hindsight to identify broken social and legal policy. Such is the case with Australia’s slide into following the US lead and becoming a nation of captives. A little known, but alarming, fact is that imprisonment numbers in Australia – both the number of offenders incarcerated and the growth in numbers – are now at record highs, and by a considerable margin."



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