Pubdate: Tue, 10 Jul 2001
Source: MoJo Wire (US Web)
Copyright: 2001 Foundation for National Progress

Debt To Society: The Real Price Of Prison


The Real Price of Prisons There are more people behind bars in the United 
States today than ever before. Since 1980, the inmate population has more 
than quadrupled to two million -- an unprecedented explosion that is 
incurring unprecedented costs to all Americans.

How We Got To Two Million:

Incubating Disease:

Bad Investment:

Breeding Violence:

Left Behind:

Liberty And Justice For Some:

What's The Alternative?:

Incarceration Atlas:


Debt to Society: The Real Price of Prisons is a project of the Foundation 
for National Progress, umbrella organization for and Mother 
Jones magazine. Support for this project was provided by Jane and Charlie 

Editor/Producer: Vince Beiser

Consulting Editor: Eric Bates

Additional Article Editing: Monika Bauerlein

Contributing Writers: Sasha Abramsky, Nell Bernstein, Anne-Marie Cusac, 
Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr., Governor Gary Johnson, William Speed Weed

Contributing Photographers: Andrew Lichtenstein, Joseph Rodriguez, Gregg 
Segal, Marc PoKempner

Copy Editor: Susan Lake

Art Director: Cal Joy

Web Designer/Project Manager: Laura Shapiro

Webmaster: Robert Wise

Additional Programming: Markus Schmidt

Web Production Associates: Maureen Klusza, Pei-Ching Wu

Research: Justice Policy Institute

Additional research and fact-checking: Brett Coker, Sam Davis, Zohar 
Greene, Emily Huber, Amos Kenigsberg, Jamie McCallum, Eliza Wilmerding
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