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alone since the program's august 2017 inception to export and alone since the program's august 2017 inception to export over 5000 homeless families now while on paper the idea of helping so over 5000 homeless families now while on paper the idea of helping someone find a home in the city. in a city boasting some of the highest someone find a home in the city. in a city boasting some of the highest rent prices in the country might be a good thing the execution of this program have run prices in the country might be a good thing the execution of this program have has less have less to have left much to be desired because apparently not only are official has less have less to have left much to be desired because apparently not only are officials in the many towns where new york's homeless is land are unaware of the program sills in the many towns where new york's homeless is land are unaware of the program some are
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even suing new york city over being moved to another city and then abandoned some are even suing new york city over being moved to another city and then abandoned in barely livable conditions so today let's get into the new battlefield in barely livable conditions so today let's get into the new battlefield in the united states war on the poor as we start watching the whole mess in the united states war on the poor as we start watching the whole house. you know that. you know that. i got.
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i got. this. because i. was around. the world in the morning watching the hawks i am a robot and on top of. the world we're going to watching the hawks i am a robot girl and on top of the lawless and as a former as someone who's lived in new york the former resident and former as someone who's lived in new york and a former resident of america setting is very sad it is very sad and the marriage setting is very sad it is very sad it it's it
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just doesn't seem like a very thoughtful it's it just doesn't seem like a very thoughtful way to 'd deal with it with a crisis that acts as a crisis and that's not the way to deal with a human being the way they 'd deal with a with a crisis that acts as a crisis and that's not the way to deal with human beings no. not at all let me let me run you that this is no. not at all let me let me run you the plan 1st let's explain to people what bill de blasio put in him for so like basing our plan 1st let's explain to people what bill de blasio also put in for so like basing our presidential candidate. 5 seconds it was a great man how can i as a natural can and i am right 5 seconds it was a great match and i was going to have the plan basically works like the homeless individuals and families already has one of the plan basically works like the homeless individuals and families. eligible for the special one time assistance
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program if they can prove they have been in new york's eligible for the special one time assistance program if they can prove they have been in new york city in a new york city shelter for at least 90 days and that their household income is no more than twice in a new york city shelter for at least 90 days and that their household income is no more than twice what it was what they would rent and if they qualify the city essentially what it owes what they owe when rent and if they qualify the city essentially pays for their moving costs and like one year's worth of revenue moved them to a city pays for their moving costs and like one year's worth of revenue moved them to a city and a home somewhere around the country a lot of them did in new jersey and things like a home somewhere around the country a lot of them did in new jersey and things like that but the problem is the city's not following up on this in any real way but the problem is the city's not following up on this in any real way and
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a lot of people are being moved in the less than stellar locations but right if you were just sort of discipline of people being moved in the less than stellar locations the right if you were just sort of disappearing and falling off the map and nobody's really paying attention to who it is and this what what hearing and falling off the map and nobody's really paying attention to who it is and this is what what i find the most disturbing is it sounds very much like something that happened you know 10203040 you know i find the most disturbing as it sounds very much like something that happened you know 10203040 years ago it was so san francisco and portland have used similar tactics there is ago it was so san francisco and portland have used similar tactics started undermanned then mayor gavin newsom. started undermanned then mayor gavin newsom. who some of you have seen and lots of and very progressive who some of you have seen and lots of on t.v. a very progressive. very for the people gavin newsom have this homeward bound
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program very for the people gavin newsom had this home program for more than a decade and they transported hundreds of people a year and the same thing for more than a decade and they transported hundreds of people a year and the same thing some people did find a place to believe city officials when they looked into things found that a lot of people well some people did find a place to believe city officials when they looked into things found that a lot of people on reachable missing just completely missing in jail or her unreachable missing just completely missing in jail or had already returned back to homelessness and the time that they left them out in 3 years already returned back to homelessness and the time that they left them out and 3 years after they started transplanting they're homeless portland oregon found that 3 mothers after they started transplanting they're homeless portland oregon found that 3 months after
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departures nearly half of what almost half the people could see after departures nearly half of what almost half the people. that they had found half of those who had been transported. that they had found half of those who had been transported. could be reached had lost their promised housing so they didn't get the housing that they were from could be reached had lost their promised housing so they didn't get the housing that they were promised they didn't get biggest things and to me if you're going to give money for someone it's like homeward bound as they didn't get biggest things and to me if you're going to give money for someone it's like homeward bound or go back where it just feels very go back where you came from here home one day or go back where it just feels very go back where you came here homeward bound oh here why don't we get you to new jersey or somewhere else why don't you take $89000000.00 bound oh here why don't we get you to new jersey or somewhere else why don't you take $89000000.00. alison built them affordable
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housing right that's why i think if you're going to sort of runs this no housing long as they build them affordable housing right that's why i think if you're going to sort of runs this no housing long term are telling and that's there's a lot of options with $89000000.00 this city pushes back turmeric telling and that's there's a lot of options with $89000000.00 this city pushes back on that argument and here is how the every department of homeless services in new york city that argument mirrors how the every department of homeless services in new york city depend on these costs and telling the post that the city actually saves on should depend on these costs telling the post that the city actually saves on shelter funding which amounts to about $41000.00 and you only perfectly compared to the average yearly shelter funding which amounts to about $41000.00 and you only perfectly compared to the average yearly rent of around $17000.00 families elsewhere across rent of around $17000.00 families elsewhere across outward not in their city right so i
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mean you're taking these people and there was one like not in there a city right so i mean you're taking these people and there was one lawsuit right now that a couple a family of 4 was put into lawsuit right now that a couple a family of 4 was put into a home in new jersey that literally didn't have running water or electricity and so but now i'm in new jersey that literally didn't have running water or electricity and so but now you can now you can pull yourself up by a bootstraps because we're helping you out for a year but when you're not you can now you can pull yourself up by a bootstraps because we're helping you out for a year but when you're not letting the mayors of the towns know or any kind of officials when you're not reaching out to these people after they're not letting the mayors of the towns know or any kind of officials when you're not reaching out to these people after they're there and all that how do you expect to go from homeless to successful within a year it's insane there and all that how do you expect to go from homeless to successful within a year it's insane. i mean i don't know if there's really any any way for that to
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have to happen i mean i don't know there's really any any way for that to have to happen in any real way you know one of the things that's really upset exactly and some up in any real way you know one of the things that's really upset exactly and simone who is a pool policy analyst at coalition for the homeless said we're initially seeing a lot of complaints about conditions now that the program has an operation long enough that the soldier subsidy is expire own policy analyst at coalition for the homeless said we are initially seeing a lot of complaints about conditions now that the program has an operation long enough that the soldier subsidy is expiring one of the main concerns is it might not be realistic for people to be entering one of the main concerns is it might not be realistic for people to be entirely you self-sufficient after that worst year and part of that is because there's no job higher when you self-sufficient after that worst year and part of that is because there's no job part of that there's no
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food part of this program it isn't. part of that there's no food part of this program it isn't here's a package and saying we would like to go back to more to our hometown we would like to move into a place where that is the package and saying we would like to go back to more to our hometown we would like to move into a place for that to say ok here's $20000.00 to get you on your feet and get your family along with food is to say ok $20000.00 to get you on your feet and get your family along with food and food stamps or whatever there's no actual how it's throw money and once a month or at food stamps or whatever there's no actual how it's throw money and once once they're out of their zip code out of the 212 they can just move on out of their zip code out of the 212 they can just move on because we want to. we don't want to see them moving. because we want to. we don't want to see them moving. if there is one thing as.
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if there's one thing as with contemporary us foreign policy it's pax americana it's the use of sanctions ubiquitous with contemporary us foreign policy is pax americana its use of sanctions as a tool of diplomacy from north korea to the sudan to cuba to defend us while over the last 6 decades the united states government has been issuing economic and military as a tool of diplomacy from north korea to the sudan to cuba to defend us while over the last 6 decades the united states government has been issuing economic and military sanctions against a plethora of individuals businesses and governments around the globe in many situations sanctions against a plethora of individuals businesses and governments around the globe in many situations we're told that sanctions are applied in order to punish rival governments or leaders and she was we're told that sanctions are applied in order to punish rival governments or leaders and to inspire their oppressed populations
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to rise up against them in the fight for freedom inspired their oppressed populations to rise up against them in the fight for freedom but what is the actual reality of u.s. sanctions will this week human rights watch it but what is the actual reality of u.s. sanctions will this week human rights watch issued a report on the current round of u.s. sanctions being waged on iran and the findings reveal the very issue to report on the current round of u.s. sanctions being waged on iran and the findings reveal a very sobering brutal reality of the real damage sanctions cause are to america's 1st sobering brutal reality of the real damage sanctions cause are to america's foreign fronsac has a story. it's been a longstanding battle between an fronsac has a story. it's been a long standing battle between israel and iran israel saying iran wants to destroy them and iran denying 100 israel and iran israel saying iran wants to destroy them and iran denying a high. percent of those claims last year you'll remember the united states
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withdrew itself from the 25 percent of those claims last year you'll remember the united states withdrew itself from the 2050 nuclear deal with iran and it was this past june that president donald trump signed say 50 nuclear deal with iran and it was this past june that president donald trump signed sanctions against iran even after israel conducted a number of attacks on a rainy and target actions against iran even after israel conducted a number of attacks on a rainy and targets in syria and today it's believed to have expanded its strikes into lebanon and iraq and syria and today it's believed to have expanded its strikes into lebanon and iraq in recent months well in jerusalem this week u.s. treasury secretary steven in recent months well in jerusalem this week u.s. treasury secretary steven and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu so the current sanctions that were slapped on iran's news really prime minister benjamin netanyahu so the current sanctions that were slapped on iran's economy basically
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cutting off their oil revenue are working but are they economy basically cutting off their oil revenue are working but are they well bombshell new 47 page report by human rights watch found that iranians will bombshell new 47 page report by human rights watch found that iranians are getting humanitarian importance like vital medicines and medical equipment what's are getting humanitarian importance like vital medicines and medical equipment what's interesting though is the united states has exemptions in iran's sanctions for humanitarian interesting though as the united states has exemptions in iran's sanctions for humanitarian imports however the u.s. and even european countries are essentially skerrick words however the u.s. and even european countries are essentially scared to have any involvement with iran in fear of maybe their country getting slapped with sanctions to have any involvement with iran in fear of maybe their country getting slapped with sanctions to. under international law though the u.s.
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should be monitoring the impact of its sanctions on iran under international law though the u.s. should be monitoring the impact of its sanctions on iran and address any violations of humanitarian rights the middle east erector and human rights watch that address any violations of humanitarian rights the middle east erector and human rights watch said this quote trump administration officials claim they stand with the iranian people but at this quote trump administration officials claim they stand with the iranian people but the overbroad and burdensome u.s. sanctions regime is harming the iranians right to help the overbroad and burdensome u.s. sanctions regime is harming the iranians right to health including access to lifesaving medicines a comprehensive web of usa including access to lifesaving medicines a comprehensive web of us ancients has led banks and companies to pull back from humanitarian trade with iran leaving iranian has led banks and companies to pull back from humanitarian trade with iran leaving iranians who have rare or
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complicated diseases unable to get the medicine and treatment ins who have rare or complicated diseases unable to get the medicine and treatment they require this week with u.s. treasury secretary steven notion and israeli prime minister require this week with u.s. treasury secretary steven newsham and israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu meeting the countries are now in talks of not only keeping the ses or benjamin netanyahu meeting the countries are now in talks of not only keeping the same actions on iran but also adding more take a listen we have actions on iran but also adding more take a listen we have executed on the maximum pressure campaign for sanctions they have worked their q did on the maximum pressure campaign for sanctions they have worked they are working they are cutting off the money we are not doing this to hurt the people are working they are cutting off the money we are not doing this to her. the
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people of iran we are doing this so that iran stops their bad activities and actual of iran we are doing this so that iran stops their bad activities and exploiting terrorism looking to create nuclear capabilities boarding terrorism looking to create nuclear capabilities and missiles and we will continue to ramp up more and missiles and we will continue to ramp up more more more as you've said now human rights watch says that right now the same or more as you've said now human rights watch says that right now they're saying sions the u.s. has alone are causing iranian citizens with a wide range of diseases and the u.s. has alone are causing iranian citizens with a wide range of diseases and medical conditions they can't be treated with the proper medicine and supplies this includes medical conditions they can't be treated with the proper medicine and supplies this includes patients with the kimi
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a chronic i enjoy from exposure to chemical weapons during the iraq haitians with the key mia chronic i enjoy from exposure to chemical weapons during the iran iraq war and epilepsy in particular children with epilepsy run iraq war and epilepsy in particular children with epilepsy resistant to common treatments causing them to have uncontrolled seizures the risk injury system to common treatments causing them to have uncontrolled seizures the risk injury and over time severe and permanent brain damage while the us is trying to do you can read in over time severe and permanent brain damage while the us is trying to denuclearize iran and iran is ignoring some of the rights of their own people human rights watch their eyes iran and iran is ignoring some of the rights of their own people human rights watch says both sides need to meet the needs of those civilians caught in the middle the end assent says both sides need to meet the needs of those civilians caught in the middle the end is sent. and both sides should ensure that humanitarian rights are
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met for watching and both sides should ensure that humanitarian rights are met for watching the hawks i'm fair in front to back. the hawks i'm fair in front to back. boy oh boy oh boy you know. him as he is explaining that ever after every boy oh boy oh boy you know. him as he is explaining that ever after every thing he turns to netanyahu and nod like that right they get it right they got everything he turns to netanyahu and nod like that right they get it right they got it right it's only the people that suffer in sanctions and i'm sorry let's idea that. it's only the people that suffer in sanctions and i'm sorry let's idea that the us is over there because it cares so much about the reign of people the us doesn't care about the iranian people but the us is over there because it cares so much about the reign of people the us doesn't care about the iranian people they don't let's just be real here i mean look at
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look at what's happened to inflation since are saying they don't let's just be real here i mean look at look at what's happened to inflation since our sanctions in the past 12 months the cost of red meat and poultry has increased 57 percent in the past 12 months the cost of red meat and poultry has increased 57 percent in a run mildew she's in eggs 37 percent 47 percent in a run mildew she's in the eggs 37 percent vegetables 47 percent that's insane and the idea that they need to rise up and changes were the one putting the sanctions on the insane and the idea that they need to rise up and changes were the one putting the sanctions on the who are causing this not of their own government and that's exactly what works people see through that who are causing this not of their own government and that's exactly what works people see through that al-jazeera headquarters elderly iranian men back in july who actually is that al-jazeera headquarters elderly iranian man back in july who actually is that. we are fine to
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tolerate and do whatever we can for our country yes there is pressure but we have to we are fine to tolerate and do whatever we can for our country yes there is pressure but we have to tolerate it our territorial integrity is important we shouldn't let foreigners played it and here's the tolerated our territorial integrity is important we shouldn't let foreigners played it and here's the deal you cannot scream and yell for a year as about how no other country you cannot scream and yell for a year is about how no other countries should even look at us sideways or make any comment about us because it might hurt the integrity of our lives even look at us sideways or make any comment about us because it might hurt the integrity of our elections or you know turn our brains red or something i don't not jans or you know turn our brains red or something i don't know but at the same time they're sitting there saying if they did that if this you know it was turned around the other way no but at the same time they're sitting there saying if they did that if this you know if it was turned around the other way it would be how dare you this
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is disgusting what about our people and that's where it would be how dare you this is disgusting what about our people and that's where it becomes that the person at the top you know the who is the whoever becomes that the person at the top you know the who is the who of are those people are the one losing food no they're not missing a meal all right those people aren't the one losing food no they're not missing a meal all right as we go to break court watchers don't forget to let us know what you think of the topics we've covered over social media be sure to as we go to break watchers don't forget to let us know what you think of the topics we've covered over social media be sure to watch the podcast which is now available on spot a boy up with music and everywhere you go watching orks the podcast which is now of a warm spot of boy up music and everywhere you listen to podcasts coming up the washington post is calling for a change in how the united states incarcerates with covering up the washington post is calling birth changing of the united states incarceration. and that is building
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female friendly jails really the answer. and or them but it's building female friendly jails really the answer is on an organizer with the black youth project 100 joins us to discuss before you go to niger with the black youth project 100 joins us to discuss before you go take a look at this new smartphone case out of france that mimics the look and feel of humans look at this new smartphone case out of france that mimics the look and feel of human skin and yeah it's because that's just what we were all asking for skim yeah it's because that's just what we were all asking for a smartphone but feels just like costs. a smartphone but feels just like costs.
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lyricists through the syringe through. all across the middle east and beyond there are large scale protests in growing political instability all across the middle east and beyond there are large scale protests and growing political instability in many countries the old ways of doing business but only in rich privileged elites in many countries the old ways of doing business but only in rich privileged elites while the prospects for the many are few and far in between to the elites have and the prospects for the many are few and far in between to the elites have answers for today's growing problem. hussars today's growing problem. hi.
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the last 4 decades state prison populations of women in the united states is estimated to have in the last 4 decades state prison populations of women in the united states is estimated to have grown by 834 percent since 1978 a growth grown by 834 percent since 1978 a growth rate twice as fast as the male prison population however went to burn the amount of women in your 8 twice as fast as the male prison population however went to burn the amount of women the us was present instance to those a broad we see as your shopping just disparity outlines if for instance answers are currently 220-231-3100 extension 0 women the men behind bars in the us are as ours . that is 4 times as many many people.
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in all of japan. and all courting all of the present you can politic in 2017 according to prison policy initiative women have become the fastest growing segment of the indian ocean but men have become the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population but despite where does the trick biased in the real are missing the national interest was done in the you know what is happening in iran few people know what's happening in their own state states however people are starting reading minima notice that the problem is even. in mainstream media publications take for instance the washington post's magazine's latest issue which can save you a publications take for instance the washington post's magazine's latest issue which contains essays an. org in america and you seem to read how many we but still in can we build it better women women's prisons and. this character you buy insurance or
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a school nurse. who are self served 2 years in county and state correctional facilities on drug charges is one that has raised some eyebrows in that she states the american prison system was built with men in mind the uniforms are made to fit missing county and state correctional facilities on drug charges is one that has raised some eyebrows in that she states the american prison system was built with men in mind the uniforms are made to fit male body is about 70 percent of the guards are men the rules are made to control male social style bodies about 70 percent of the guards are men the rules are made to control male social structures and male violence and well we know that gender divide only becomes more apparent than male violence and while we know that gender divide only becomes more apparent and aggressive as levels of income and freedom of movement reduce is the and aggressive as levels of income and freedom of movement reduce is the answer in building prisons where the razor wires have. but the loss of liberty remains so in
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building prisons where the razor wire is hidden but the loss of liberty remains here to help us discuss this and more is attorney and organizer for black youth project 100 here to help us discuss this and more is attorney and organizer for black youth project 101 thank you so much for joining us thank you for having me i want to start by asking you this thank you so much for joining us thank you for having me i want to start by asking you this when you look at the washington post piece it's gotten a lot of criticism and one of the things that when you look at the washington post piece it's gotten a lot of criticism and one of the things that kind of jumps out to me is the writer writes about a visit to one of these prisons that's been designed kind of jumps out to me is the writer writes about a visit to one of these prisons that's been designed for women specifically for women with and for an engine she states that. there you see you know you know women women are landscaping a paltry line walkway under the gaze of
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a player had shouted order landscaping a paltry line walkway under the gaze of a player had shouted horticultural teacher to my right to our door it was with a volleyball net and scattered pieces of x. teacher to my right door dorms with a volleyball net and scattered pieces of exercise as equipment for the women who've earned their way to the prime housing assignments and so running it also cited as equipment for the women who've earned their way to the prime housing assignments and surrounding it all a lime green palo verde trees the pink painted utility covers in the 800 women all a lime green palo verde trees the pink painted utility covers in the 800 women who live there. is a brick wall the 5 year old 240000000 women who live there. is a brick wall the 5 year old $240000000.00 facility is still a jail but no razor wires are in sight even theory $1000000.00 facility is still a jail but no razor wires are in sight even theory we can build better prisons but the question after it was should we should we can build better prisons but the
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question after it was should we should we be wasting the time in building better prisons when really it's the prison system that's the problem we'd be wasting the time in building better prisons when really it's the prison system that's the problem right and i think that our way to initially approach that and say that we can't right and i think that our way to. initially approached and say that we can't can't improve prisons and if we did then we would continue to expand upon and can't improve prisons and if we did then we would continue to expand upon and apparently unjust system so a better prison is what is ironically it were an inherently unjust system so a better prison and is ironically a worse prison. i think. was obviously a little horse prison. i think. was obviously a little horrified reading the article the headline itself i think that reading the
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article the headline itself i think that. we're talking about a suitable prison for people or for women there is none we're talking about a suitable prison for people or for women there is none. i think that when you you listed off a lot of. i think that when you you listed off a lot of. wonderful men it is very volleyball court. with wonderful men it is a very. good. exercise maybe counseling services that my question is why can't those exercises be counseling services that my question is why can't those exist outside of the walls of a person. should exist outside of the walls of a person. there's just no there is that understanding that
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we're in this mindset there's just no there is that understanding that we're in this mindset that the only way to deal with anybody is present at the only way to deal with anybody is prison or a fine or. all of this and that's how you end or fine or. all of this and that's where you end up with well if we just make it big a volleyball. which is straight up with well if we just make it big volleyball nets . which is strange to me very very very. i think. i mean to me very very very. i think. i mean i see the logic i don't but i do very in the idea of a modern i see the logic in i don't but i do very in the idea of a modernized state of the art system but we do know when you look at history that
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we have state of the art system but we do know when you look at history that we perpetually. sort of opted for a modernization of prisons and they truly. sort of opted for a modernization of prisons and they quickly deteriorate because in essence they are the dehumanization of people so it quickly deteriorate because in essence they are the dehumanization of people so it's hard to create proper. conditions. in a place hard to create proper. conditions. in a place that is supposed to quite literally dehumanize people by taking away that is supposed to quite literally dehumanize people by taking away rights like speech and movement. but i completely rights like freedom speech and movement. but i completely understand why this conversation's bring being brought up now
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especially because we also see as you really understand why this conversations bring being brought up now especially because we also see as you mentioned a boom in women in prisons right so within the last inch and a boom in women in prisons. so within the last 30 or something years it went from about 20000 women incarcerated to about 30 or something years it went from about 20000. women incarcerated to about over 200000 or 200000 people which is. over 200000 or 200000 people which is. heinous so then the question becomes how do we commenting at this population versus what happened heinous so then the question becomes how do we commenting at this population versus what happened what's at the root of their incarceration which most women who are in prison or what's at the root of their incarceration which most women who are in prison or jail are in there are survivors 1st and foremost they're survivors of sexual assault in there are
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survivors 1st and foremost they're survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence i think many of us have seen that they are often domestic violence i think many of us have seen that they are often criminalized for self-defense purposes or practices. in criminalized for self-defense purposes or practices. there are a host of reasons why most women are in prisons and it doesn't have to do with there there are a host of reasons why most women are in prisons and it doesn't have to do with their rehabilitated needs in the 1st place right or at least in the sense that their character being rehabilitated needs in the 1st place right or at least in the sense that their character needs to be rehabilitated we really are social issues or social structures need to be rehabilitated we really are social issues or social structures need to be completely transformed they do we let me ask you this because i noticed that one of the things that we saw when we had to be completely
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transformed we do we let me ask you this because i noticed that one of the things that we saw when we looked at the number from 1978 over the course of my personal like my lifetime watching this number looked at the number from 978 over the course of my personal like my lifetime watching this number go up one of the things i noticed is that the federal prison didn't actually get much 0 up one of the things i noticed is that the federal. didn't actually get much larger many did someone but the largest growth was in state prisons and large urban it did some one but the largest growth was in state prisons and local jails or county jails does that have a lot to do with cash bail and how does that send local jails or county jails does that have a lot to do with cash bail and how does that system i mean is that one of them is that a major issue especially for women i feel like i mean is that one of them is that a major issue especially for women i feel like as often single mothers or being a lot of the major breadwinners shift it often single mothers or being
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a lot of the major breadwinners shifted over major like household person is that part of it are things like cash but over major like household person is that part of it are things like cash bail is that this is just more policing for profit or am i being paranoid now i'd like is that this is just more policing for profit or am i being paranoid now i don't think you're being paranoid. i think it's easy to see it that way because it seems like you're being paranoid and i think it's easy to see it that way because it seems. so practice i think i can't speak on it full so it's a horrible practice i think i can't speak on it fully but i would say that it has a lot to do with the kinds of quote unquote crimes that are but i would say that it has a lot to do with the kinds of quote unquote crimes that are being committed which really it is who is being targeted and how is that target being committed which
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really it is who is being targeted and how is that target changing. we see that a lot of the women who are incarcerated are actually in jails changing. we see that a lot of the women who are incarcerated are actually in jails and not prisons a lot of them are simply awaiting trial. or dealing with various and not prisons a lot of them are simply awaiting trial. are dealing with very small offenses like best. usually 1st survival purposes so small offenses like best. usually 1st survival purposes so they're really not cases in which they would be sent to federal prisons or they're really not cases in which they would be sent to federal prisons or. really aggressive sentences. and for that reason really aggressive sentences. and for that reason i think you look at the prison policy i think. study and you see i think you look at the prison policy i think.
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study and you see that they're disproportionately there are more women in jails so one of the things i wonder that they're disproportionately there are more women in jails so one of the things i wonder i want to ask you to is that you do a lot of work do you see them terms of trying to change your view is that you do a lot of work. in terms of trying to change the incarceration system what are some of the things that are happening here at a local level in the incarceration system 'd like what are some of the things that are happening here at a local level and do you see that you're working on. that because that is my context where i see that you're working with glad you asked that because that is my context. at least in the work that i do i think d.c. is a prime example of. at least in the work that i do i think d.c. is a prime example of. just the terror that is our current incarceration system d.c.
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. just the terror that is our current incarceration system dc's incarceration rate surpasses the national average right behind mississippi in terms incarceration rate surpasses the national average right behind mississippi in terms of incarceration rates. and you've seen a lot more of incarceration rates. and you've seen a lot more coverage and conversation about the criminalization of black girls coverage and conversation about the criminalization of black girls for being black girls honestly a lot of black women for being black girls honestly a lot of black women particularly young black girls are arrested and criminalized or particularly young black girls are arrested and criminalized for skipping class. for issues that they might have at home skipping class.
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for issues that they might have at home. if they're. in times of sex trafficking oftentimes they are persecuted or persecuted. or prosecuted. as eliciting sort of prostitution so. as eliciting sort of prostitution so you see that we also see that uptick in that happening in d.c. so again mcconnell you see that we also see that uptick in that happening in d.c. so again the conversation can easily turn into how do we accommodate prisons and expand upon jails and prisons for this increased nation can easily turn into how do we accommodate prisons and expand upon jails and prisons for this increasing population where the question should be why are they being incarcerated and you could be seeing population where the question should be why are they being incarcerated and you quickly find out. they're rooted in stomach issues and we find
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out. they're rooted in stomach issues you know i think a lot of readers cover this war we talked about even earlier in the show it's this kind of world. i think a lot of readers cover this war we talked about even when the show was this kind of war on the poor that were involved. if you're poor or you're you know 2nd class or that we're involved in if you're poor. sorry you're 2nd class 3rd class 4th in this country and we'd rather throw you in jail should be 2 different cities around with . this country and we'd rather throw you in jail should be to different cities around the country and kind of push the problem away rather than actually trying to help people that's the reason part about it i for you and kind of push the problem away rather than actually trying to help people that's the reason part about it i think that's also why d.c. is a great example. there is a recent move to do criminal think that's also why d.c. is a great example. there is a recent move to decriminalize sex work. right and oftentimes people in sex work
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are not only gender my sex work. right and oftentimes people in sex work are not only gender minorities trans women. racial minorities black women already use trans women. racial minorities black women. but again they're for survival purposes more often than not. and they're being but again there for survival purposes more often than not. and they're being criminalized and they're being. assaulted both in jail and criminalized and they're being. assaulted both in jail by police officers and on the streets so yes it is a war i police officers and on the streets so yes it is a war on the poor on racial minorities on vulnerable populations. also on the poor on racial minorities on vulnerable populations. also more than half of people in prisons have mental health conditions so there are more than half of people in
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prisons have mental health conditions so there there's a lot of work that we have to sit there and i think that 1st part is understanding where the disparity is there's a lot of work that we have to sit there and i think about that 1st part is understanding where the disparities are when it's you know especially when men women of color and and i think feminism has 0 as i wrote are when it's you know especially when men women of color and. and i think feminism has oh as i wrote here it has to work to make sure it gets to working on this a lot harder thing that you don't hear about has to work to make sure it gets to working on this a lot harder that you know thank you so much for coming on and keep up the great work over there were thank you very much thank you so much for coming on and keep up the great work over the world thank you very much to. it big things have small beginnings than they do. if big things have small beginnings then there's a lot in store for the asteroid high shiah you see high g.i. was passed has passed the there's
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a lot in store for the asteroid high shiah you see hygeia was passed has passed the 4 were quire months necessary to be considered a dwarf planet originally the asteroid had met the 4 requirements necessary to be considered a dwarf planet originally the asteroid had met the other requirements needed for a class of occasion a.j. appears to orbit the sun it's not any other requirements needed for classification appears to orbit the sun it's not a moon orbiting another planet and has not cleared other objects out of its own orbit moon orbiting another planet and has not cleared other objects out of its own or but now thanks to the new high resolution imagery you're seeing here it appears that idea is sound thanks to the new high resolution imagery you're seeing here it appears that is spherical in shape which checks off the final box on its way to being classified a dwarf planet spherical in shape which checks off the final box on its way to being classified a dwarf planet this classification once ratified would make the smallest work
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planet this classification once ratified would make the smallest work planet in our solar system thing small beginning. and our solar system thing small beginning that is really cool i never knew there was this this neat classification with a void trying to figure out what is really cool i never knew there was this this neat claustrophobic. like trying to figure out what is a dwarf planet once an asteroid. planet once an asteroid. and now i hear the masses trying to change the well they're contemplating the change of light right now i hear the masses trying to change well they're contemplating the change of like. star trek the prime directive when we interact with other planets like star trek the prime directive when we interact with other planets like how do we interact with them and what grabs we take back and what we think back to they're actually kind of like how do
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we interact with them and what grabs we take back and went back to they're actually contemplating that now but this is past naming the smallest dwarf planet it's like an upgrade now but this is bast naming the smallest dwarf planet it's like an upgrade. excited excited all the while i'm. excited. we're going to pop over there anytime. probably not. going to be there any time no probably not going to make it there before i. was going to be in the space. we're going to make it there before i. was going to be in space. for the end of it she's going to go make it i'm ok with that. she's going to go make it
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i'm ok with that i'm and. i'm a space cadet. so i'm and. i'm a space cadet. so pretty today everyone remember in this world we are definitely not told that we are loved in the period of everyone remember in this world we are . every labor told the real love them up so i tell you all i love you i am tired and. watching all those so i tell you all i love you i am tired and. watching all those hawks out there on the bridge feet in my. books out there on the bridge and.
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what politicians to do something about. what politicians do something. they put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected. they put themselves on the line they get accepted or rejected. so when you want to be president i'm sure. most somewhat. so when you want to be president i'm sure. some who want to. have to go right to be cross with the like them but for us. to go on to be cross with the like them before 3 in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the water 3 in the morning can't be good. i'm interested always in the waters in the house. i sit. in the house.
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they sit. all across the middle east and beyond. all across the middle east and beyond there are large scale protests and growing political instability in many countries the there are large scale protests a growing political insta bill. in many countries the old ways of doing business but only in rich privileged elite while the prospects for the many old ways of doing business only in rich privileged elites while the prospects for the many are few and far in between to the elites have answers but we are few and far in-between to the elites have answers growing problem. during the great depression which are probably. during the great depression which i'm old enough to remember there was and most of my family were unemployed were old enough to
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remember there was most of my family were unemployed. there wasn't it was bed much worse objectively than today but there are other wasn't it was bed much worse objectively than today but there was an expectation that things were going to get better. there was a real it was an expectation that things were going to get better. of there was a real sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america was shaped by the sense of hopefulness there isn't today today's america was shaped by the 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power. the 10 principles of concentration of wealth and power. reduced democracy attack solo doubt. reduce democracy attack solo doubt engineer elections manufacture consent and other principle holds
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a scenario elections manufacture consent and other principles according to no on tone scale one set of rules for the rich according to no on tone scale one set of rules for the rich opposite. that's what happens when you put opposite. that's what happens when you put her into the hands of the narrow sector of will switch her into the hands of a narrow sector of will switch will is dedicated to increasing power for chills just as you'd expect one of the mogul is dedicated to increasing power for chills just as you'd expect one of the most influential intellectuals of our time speaks about the modern civilization to influential intellectuals of our time speaks about the modern civilization of america. nation of america.
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love. to have deep deep. deep deep deep. in the u.k. an inquiry into the deadly 2017. in the u.k. an inquiry into the deadly 2017 grunfeld tower blaze calls out significant systemic failings in the london fire brigade tower blaze calls out significant systemic failings in the london fire brigade that has little focus on the city and government authorities. they have little focus on the city and government authorities. plus representatives of the syrian government the opposition in the end society needs and plus representatives of the syrian government the opposition
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in the end society needs in a bid to finally bring peace to their war ravaged country. bid to finally bring peace to their war ravaged country. also this hour a scathing new report by human rights watch this is us sanctions are also this hour a scathing new report by human rights watch says u.s. sanctions are preventing ordinary iranians from accessing lifesaving medicine. venting ordinary iranians from accessing lifesaving medicine. and american journalist max blumenthal claims he was arrested on false charges and american journalist max blumenthal claims he was arrested on false charges of assault for his reporting on venezuelan opposition violence we hear from his lawyer because of assault for his reporting on venezuelan opposition violence we hear from his lawyer .

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