How does the US manage to lock up more people than any other country?
In this video, host Dena Takruri sheds some light on the scary truth about our for-profit bail system.
Bail is the money you have to pay to get out of jail until trial. And the difference between who benefits from this system and who suffers from it is a matter of wealth.
It could also be a matter of life or death. Check out the disturbing details and then see what you think – should we continue to use for-profit bail?
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more, check out:
- 3 Reasons Prison Injustice Is a Feminist Issue That Needs Our Attention Now
- How the US Prison System Profits Off of Incarceration