Archives for December 7, 2014

25 People and Industries That Profit From Fear

Number 6 of 25: Prisons We all want our streets to be safe from thugs, miscreants, druggies, and the rest of society’s maladapted. Yet it’s hard to believe that the nearly 2.3 million people in our jails in mid-2009—roughly a quarter of the world’s prisoners—are all there for good reason. One in 100 adult Americans […]