June 7, 2018

In the News

Can the rural prison economy survive the era of decarceration?
Institutions have been sited in such rural reaches through a combination of politics and necessity, delivering desperately needed, stable jobs to struggling communities — but also, over time, producing a distinct mismatch between the locations of state prison beds and the hometowns of those destined to sleep in them.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
by Samantha Melamed