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If they could, they'd be doing state executions as well.
The US is the only Western nation with the #deathpenalty.
And it's disgraceful.

Trump Justice Department to resume federal executions thehill.com/homenews/admin…
It is surprising to me that many people seem not to know that we have the #DeathPenalty in America at both the federal and state level and that it is being enforced regularly. Three executions have been carried out in Texas alone this year.
This is why I highlighting #Biden.
With #incarceration & 1994 Crime Bill key points in debates, #Biden coming out against the #DeathPenalty after being one of its strongest proponents for nearly 50yrs seems like a headline to me. And just one day before Barr signing new execution orders.
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I sometimes feel @georgialibs don't get enough high quality, academic press #history & #sociology books. Using the GA Pines automated system, people who are members of participating libraries can get a number of very good books which have recently come to my attention.
"The oldest living things in the world" by Rachel Sussman gapines.org/eg/opac/record…. This photo essay book is a beautiful, mind-expanding paean to our biosphere. (I realize this is a #science #ecology book)
"Talking to my daughter about the economy, or, how capitalism works-- and how it fails" by Yanis Varoufakis @yanisvaroufakis gapines.org/eg/opac/record…
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#THREAD 1) Stories about how recent #HWH closures are impacting federal prisoners & their families are still pouring into our offices
2) We've learned of postponed release dates, reduction of #HWH time, and people being placed at #HWHs far from their homes
3) Last week, @Reuters covered the issue and helped spread news of this issue all over the nation! #HWH #cjreform reuters.com/article/us-usa…
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