Don't forget what our nation's greatest sin is

by phil on Wednesday Mar 25, 2009 4:00 PM

The United States has five per cent of the world's population, but twenty-five per cent of its prisoners.

From Atul Gawande's New Yorker piece on solitary confinement. A great read. Read it all the way through.

Certainly challenges my "things are getting better" attitude.

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