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Boston Globe: What are your chances of going to prison?

Boston Globe: What are your chances of going to prison?

By Evan Horowitz  |  Globe Staff  March 19, 2015 “There was some high drama at this week’s “Second Annual Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Coalition Summit,” hosted by MassINC. As an opener, the state’s top judge, Ralph [...]

Being Poor Has Never Been A Crime In Our Country. Until Now.

Being Poor Has Never Been A Crime In Our Country. Until Now.

Source:  Upworthy They’re turning yet another wing of the “justice” system into a straight-out profit center. Even worse, these companies are often owned by former officers with connections all over the place to get even more [...]

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

If Your Brain Were A Bank Account, Then Poverty…Ah, Forget The Metaphor And Just Read The Chart Eddie Geller, Upworthy Whenever I hear people condemn those who are financially less fortunate than themselves, I tend to [...]