Posts tagged prison.
“Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages” -Angela Y. Davis
— Assata Shakur (via torrid-wind)
can we tour a prison afterward?
things i learned today
Australian indigenous people make up 3% of the total population, but almost 30% of the prison population.
This is the highest indigenous imprisonment rate in the world.
They are being imprisoned faster than South Africans during Apartheid were.
“you can tell monopoly is an old fame because there’s a luxury tax and rich people can go to jail”