Everything Americans Need To Know About The Prison Industrial Complex

You’ve heard the term, but what is the prison industrial complex? This deceptively dry name describes the for-profit privatization of American correctional facilities. The vast majority of states rely on private prisons to accommodate surging prison populations, and it’s a lucrative business. The privatization of the prison system in America is often presented as a noble stroke of…

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The Cause of Mass Shootings

Again… and again… and again. Mass shootings – broadly defined as four or more persons killed or injured in a common or closely-related shooting incident, not including the shooter – have become commonplace in American society. And they happen everywhere: schools, churches, medical facilities, restaurants and other social and entertainment venues – in other words,…

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German Man Downloaded 7000 Child Abuse Pictures

A District Court in Meschede heard the case of a 60-year-old man who “had one of the most shocking videos circulating the darknet.” The man, unsurprisingly, received a prison sentence of three years and three months for buying and having possession of child abuse material. Primarily the video. However, the 60-year-old also had more than…

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