Episode

4/14 Marie Gottschalk: Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics

April 14, 2015

Marie Gottschalk, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of the new book Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics, explains the prison crisis in America. How American has become a prison state for many lower income Americans and people of color. Why many strategies for prison reform are limited in scope and the broader crisis of poverty and repression that prisons illustrate.

On The Fun Half: President Obama moves forward with Cuba thaw. The Senate threatens the Iran deal, NRA President, Wayne Lapierre says “Eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough” Also your calls and IMs.

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