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Posts Tagged with "“The Norwegian Prison Where Inmates Are Treated Like People”"

Dante Overby, web cropped

O-beast-ity

May 3, 2014

Seeing news reports on America being the fattest country in the world, and the First Lady’s program to fight childhood obesity, leads me to wonder why there is no governmental urgency to address the other obesity-like epidemic affecting America, the one stemming from mass incarceration. America represents only 5 percent of the world’s population, yet our penal system has locked up 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. That’s a HEAVY burden on taxpayers!

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