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Human Rights Watch: Aging Prisoners…

Human Rights Watch just came out with a 104-pg report, “Old Behind Bars: The Aging Prison Population in the United States.”

The corporate media focuses on health costs and –God forbid—the possibility that states might have to release inmates early. I have a somewhat different take…

For anyone who’s done time, we know what prisons are all about: retribution and punishment. Period. more…