incarceration politics

Michael Hoover hoov at
Mon Mar 8 16:56:04 PST 1999

> there is another problem: once you increase the
> rate of incarceration, you are not only changing the shape of the present
> but also that of the future, in that ex-convicts, even after serving their
> time, will be still stigmatized and face a prospect of underemployment and
> lower income.
> Yoshie

also future electorates since felony convictions generally mean losing one's right to vote...Michael Hoover

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