Here’s the claim (report is here: static1.squarespace.com/static/58e127c…)
This is incorrect, in an important way that strikes at the heart of our inability to end mass incarceration.
It is the public sector, not the private, that drives this.
It just is.
But it is the wrong narrative, and it is a narrative that both wrongly excuses us—“it’s not us, it’s these shadowy capitalists!”—and points reforms in the wrong direction.