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Land of the free? America has 25 percent of the world’s prisoners

By Joshua Holland, Moyers & Company
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 6:38 EDT
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The United States has about five percent of the world’s population and houses around 25 percent of its prisoners. In large part, that’s the result of the “war on drugs” and long mandatory minimum sentences, but it also reflects America’s…

 
 
 
 
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