12: Touring a Prison, Part One

Jess joins us for a discussion on the prison system in the United States. Next week, we tour MCI Framingham and come back for part two.

New York Times' report on prison costs.

Ta-Nehisi Coates on mass incarceration.

The Atlantic on mass incarceration.

Trailer for Vice's Fixing the System documentary.

The Stanford Prison Experiment.

Experimenter, a movie about the Milgram experiment.

Rebecca Brodie for sheriff!

Special thanks to Jess Lahens for joining us! You can listen to her podcast, Podcast Unbound, on iTunes.

Music credits: Dr. Dog.