The United States has the world’s largest prison population. In 2012, there were 2.3 million people in American prisons or jails – and even more under some kind of “correctional supervision.” In fact, if you added up all the people in America in prison, on probation, or on parole, it’d total about 6 million – just a little smaller than the population of New York City. The system is vast, but how well is it working? In this episode, we explore how a few communities across the country have responded creatively to problems with police, courts, and prisons.
|Jon Hopkins||A Drifting Up|
|Tape||Fire Made of Bones|
|Biosphere||From a Solid to a Liquid|
|Chihei Hatakeyama||Bonfire on the Field|