We need to end mass incarceration now. Here’s how we can fix our criminal justice system explained in less than 3 minutes.
1) Smarter sentencing laws
2) Stop militarized policing
3) Stop building new jails
4) Ban the box, remove convicted question from job applications
The US spends $80,000,000 a year on prisons; divided by our current population of 318.9 million means it cost each man, woman and child $250.86 a year to support this racist, broken and inhuman system.