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Privacy, weekend leave, keys...This is prison?

Article and video comparing the criminal justice systems and objectives of Germany and the United States.

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Not many issues can unite Democrats and Republicans. But criminal justice reform is one of them. After 30 years of being Tough on Crime in the U.S., no other nation incarcerates more of its citizens than we do. We have five percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of its prisoners. The cost of housing all those inmates: $80 billion a year. Read more...