Economic Update: The Economic and Social Costs of Prisons

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This week’s episode addresses people forming co-ops in Detroit and Minnesota, Volkswagen’s guilty plea and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s fake numbers, among other stories. The show also includes an interview with Dr. Kimberly Westcott on the history, economics and social costs of the US prison system.

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