Originally Posted at PopularResistance.org http://youtu.be/iaZCwkmkLNw In this clip from Acronym TV’s full program, to discuss a planned month of Resistance To Mass Incarceration, Carl Dix breaks the war on drugs and the war on crime as proxy wars for the war on black, Latino, and oppressed people. This war, according to Dix, has been going on for [...]
This content is viewer supported. Donate today. http://youtu.be/pS3okcUAW7g Subscribe to Acronym TV on Youtube, and follow on Twitter & Facebook. If this were happening anywhere else in the world, Americans would be justifiably horrified: 1 out of every 100 adults are living behind bars in the United States, with 1 in 31 in some sort of correctional control, [...]
In what could only be described as one of the most under discussed human rights disasters in the racist, criminal empire that is the United States is the prison industrial complex.
http://youtu.be/PL_2mS8hGzo This clip is an excerpt from American Autumn: an Occudoc. Get it on iTunes today. The question of whether persons convicted of a crime should be imprisoned or not is now increasingly influenced by economic interests. While prisons have long tended to be located in rural communities because of the availability of cheap land, [...]