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“Certain types of cases result in too many Americans going to prison for far too long, and at times for no truly good public safety reason. Although the United States comprises just five percent of the world’s population, we incarcerate almost a quarter of the world’s prisoners.” The content of that statement is nothing new. But it is news that it came from the mouth of the Attorney General of the United States.

+ NPR: Why for-profit prisons house more inmates of color.

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