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- Videos show alleged Covington teens harassing women, making rape jokes at march Tuesday 4:13 PM
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- This Arizona bill would tax internet porn to fund a border wall Tuesday 2:41 PM
- This meme is asking people how they draw the letter X Tuesday 1:18 PM
- Charlie Kirk’s love of U.S. healthcare system put to the test after back problems Tuesday 1:12 PM
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- The YouTuber who taught a dog to give the Nazi salute on command can’t find a job Tuesday 12:24 PM
- The ‘oh yeah yeah’ meme is flooding YouTube—and KSI can’t deal Tuesday 12:20 PM
- Did this d*ck-drawing Instagram star steal her gag from a rival runner? Tuesday 12:00 PM
- Rep. Steve King, best known for his racism, tweets a fake MLK quote Tuesday 11:54 AM
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Everything wrong with America’s prison system in less than 4 minutes
About 25 percent of the world’s prisoners are in the United States.
It’s extremely easy to forget America’s massive prison problem.
After all, the over 2 million adults currently incarcerated are behind bars, walls, and barbed wire, far from the rest of us. They’re out of sight, out of mind, and low on the priority list for people who have to think about jobs and schools.
But of the more the 2 million adult prisoners in America—the highest incarceration rate in the world—most eventually get out from behind those bars. And when they do, many communities realize that not only has the broken prison system done little to rehabilitate the convicted criminals now living among them, but that the justice system can leave released prisoners with broken lives and little recourse to rebuild.
It’s a recipe for disaster.
Screengrab via The Vlog Brothers/YouTube
Patrick Howell O'Neill is a notable cybersecurity reporter whose work has focused on the dark net, national security, and law enforcement. A former senior writer at the Daily Dot, O'Neill joined CyberScoop in October 2016. I am a cybersecurity journalist at CyberScoop. I cover the security industry, national security and law enforcement.