Episode 62 – Local Media Supports Mass Incarceration

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All over the country, voters in America’s largest cities are deciding that they want to reform the justice system from the inside out, and they are doing that, in great part, by ousting horrible district attorneys and replacing them with brilliant new ones. It’s happened in Philly, in St. Louis, in Boston, in San Antonio, in Dallas. But suddenly, in each of those places, the state governments — after allowing DA’s to run the local justice system for 100+ years — are suddenly trying to steal control back and limit the power of the DA. And you’ll never guess who’s helping them.

If we didn’t live in the age of Trump, it’d be a national scandal. I’m gonna unpack and explain it and then tell us what we can do about it.

Let’s dig in.

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