Maya Schenwar on how prisons fail

Premiere DateNov 3, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Welcome to Radio Dispatch
00:28 Little Batman reunites with Rosie
16:48 Maya Schenwar on prisons
39:58 Success Academy, Gideon's Army
59:44 “It's a crime” Diet Folk / Credits
60:54 Finish

Maya Schenwar joins us to discuss her new book, Locked Down, Locked Out, about why prisons don’t work and better alternatives to incarceration. Also, updates on Success Academy, Gideon’s Army at Guantanamo, and listener mail.

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Maya Schenwar

John and Molly Knefel are journalists, writers, and co-hosts of the political podcast Radio Dispatch. John covers foreign policy, criminal justice, civil liberties, and harm reduction, with bylines at…