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Episode 228: Locked In

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For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne explore the root causes of mass incarceration by discussing John Pfaff’s Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration-and How to Achieve Real Reform. They begin the episode by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (7:32). They then turn their attention to the topic of the week by sharing their general impressions of Locked In (36:28), discussing the importance of looking beyond the War on Drugs as a cause of mass incarceration (40:15), and highlighting the role of states and counties in the growth of the prison population (43:30). They close the episode by discussing the “new narrative” around mass incarceration and the role of prosecutors and violent crime in prison growth and reform (48:20).  Resources:  BhD Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/bhdpodcast  The Dark Side of Reform- https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781793643759/The-Dark-Side-of-Reform-Exploring-the-Impact-of-Public-Policy-on-Racial-EquityDiscount Code (30% Off): LXFANDF30 Locked In - https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/john-pfaff/locked-in/9780465096916/ 

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