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Dean Spade: The Most Imprisoning Nation in the World

Thursday, December 27, 2012 By Laura Flanders, GRITtv | Video
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Dean Spade - founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and author of the new book, "Normal Life" - explains how the US became the most imprisoning nation in the world. This is part one of a two-part interview with Spade. To watch the second part go to GritTV.org. Distributed by OneLoad.com.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Laura Flanders

Best-selling author and broadcaster, Laura Flanders interviews forward thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements on her internationally syndicated TV program, "The Laura Flanders Show." It airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English and Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and YES! Magazine ("Commonomics") and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). "The Laura Flanders Show" first aired on Air America Radio from 2004 to 2008. Follow her on Twitter: @GRITlaura.

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Dean Spade: The Most Imprisoning Nation in the World

Thursday, December 27, 2012 By Laura Flanders, GRITtv | Video
  • font size decrease font size decrease font size increase font size increase font size
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Dean Spade - founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and author of the new book, "Normal Life" - explains how the US became the most imprisoning nation in the world. This is part one of a two-part interview with Spade. To watch the second part go to GritTV.org. Distributed by OneLoad.com.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Laura Flanders

Best-selling author and broadcaster, Laura Flanders interviews forward thinking people from the worlds of politics, business, culture and social movements on her internationally syndicated TV program, "The Laura Flanders Show." It airs weekly on KCET/LinkTV, FreeSpeech TV, and in English and Spanish in teleSUR. Flanders is also a contributing writer to The Nation and YES! Magazine ("Commonomics") and a regular guest on MSNBC. She is the author of six books, including The New York Times best-seller, BUSHWOMEN: Tales of a Cynical Species (Verso, 2004) and Blue GRIT: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians (Penguin Press, 2007). "The Laura Flanders Show" first aired on Air America Radio from 2004 to 2008. Follow her on Twitter: @GRITlaura.