How are prisons tearing families and communities apart? How does this institution that locks up 2.3 million Americans decimate poor communities of color? What community-based initiatives foster antiracist, anticlassist, prohumanity approaches to justice? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Maya Schenwar, Truthout’s Editor-in-Chief, joins Aaron and Haywood by phone to talk about her new book, Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better.