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TORTURE: ASIAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES | JUNE-AUG 2013

VOLUME 02 NUMBER 02 & 03

GUEST COLUMN

The Problem with U.S. Prisons

by Ed Mead The Problem

Older Americans can easily remember a time when it was against the law for a black man to date a white woman; they can remember when sodomy was a crime punishable by

long terms of imprisonment; and that the notion of gay marriage was outside the realm of possibility. Just as those times have come and gone, so too will the widely held belief that it is okay to hold human beings in conditions of slavery—keeping them in

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