Monthly Archives: April 2014

What is the prison industrial complex?

“The Prison Industrial Complex (PIC) is a term used to describe the overlapping interests of government and industry that use surveillance, policing and imprisonment as solutions to economic, social and political problems.  The Prison Industrial Complex is not just prisons … Continue reading

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Stop using criminal justice to solve social problems

JM Moore says we should ‘resist’ the temptations of criminal justice. When faced by the challenge of identifying ‘what bit of the criminal justice’ I would give up I was tempted to refuse.  For me it is a bit like asking … Continue reading

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