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dublinben  ·  146 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

The incarcerated are members of our community too. They're certainly not safer in jail and prison than they would be outside. Communities as a whole are also weaker because of mass incarceration.

The criminal punishment system is the same as it always was: a racist, classist, ablist mechanism of social control. This is what Biden represents.