The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

The Caging of America

The New Yorker

The USA lock up seven times more people per capita than any other developed country. A haunting piece around the key phrase: The scale and the brutality of our prisons are the moral scandal of American life.

From Weekly Filet #53, in August 2014. More on: #

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