Diversify Your Criminality

An expensive luxury during a recession, states scaled back the war on drugs. Now that recovery has begun, look for more prisons and longer sentences to fill them.

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  1. Don’t forget that the prison population, which has been disenfranchised, is counted as residing in the (largely rural) districts in which the prisons are found, thereby giving rural residents greater political representation compared with their urban counterparts, from whom most of the prison population, not least due to Draconian drug laws, is derived and whose political representation is reduced correspondingly. Given the discrepancies between how these populations can be expected to vote, a win-win situation for certain political tendencies – guess which ?…


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