Incarceration

Gov Contender Wendy Davis Hopes to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession in TX

Gov Contender Wendy Davis Hopes to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession in TX
Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis would like to see small amounts of marijuana decriminalized in the state, she said in an interview Tuesday. Citing the overwhelming costs of incarceration, Davis questioned whether anything was really solved by throwing small-time users in jail.
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Schools Becoming Feeder for Prison Industrial Complex

Schools Becoming Feeder for Prison Industrial Complex
There has been another raging discussion taking place over the past couple months, the school to prison pipeline. How many different ways can we say that the absence of investment in America’s intellectual capital causes, even promotes, devastating social consequences?
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