Conservative State Of Texas Is Saying No To Mass Incarceration

Gronda Morin

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There is the republican President Donald Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions who is a throw back to the past into what it means to be “tough on crime” with the continuation of mass incarceration, etc., which are being challenged by conservative states like Texas which are doing away with this antiquated, expensive and ineffective crime fighting methods. And this is with the State of Texas which does not have a reputation for being easy on crime, nor for its humane practices towards prison inmates.

And not only is the State of Texas saving monies, bigly but crime rates are lower.

Still, this year (2017) Texas lawmakers rejected proposals to reduce drug offense penalties and to keep 17-year-olds in the juvenile justice system, as other states do. But a lot of the savings due to the shutting down of prisons is now being used to provide more drug…

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São Paulo, Brazil: Banner in Solidarity with Disappeared Anarchist Comrade Santiago Maldonado (Eng/Port) — Insurrection News

Received and translated by Insurrection News on 13.08.17: Stateless solidarity from the territory dominated by the Brazilian state. We respond to the call for solidarity with the anarchist Santiago Maldonado who disappeared more than ten days ago. On the night of 12/08 we hung a banner from a busy bridge located in the center of […]

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