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ThrowForward Thursday 80: The End of Prisons

This week we imagine a future where restorative justice and rehabilitation takes precedence over retribution and the prison-industrial complex. It's a dream, that doesn't imagine no criminals (we wish), but rather a different way of dealing with them. Here are some additional resources to go with this week's "news bulletin from the future". John Oliver on Prison : https://youtu.be/_Pz3syET3DY

Prison Labor: https://youtu.be/AjqaNQ018zU


Principles of Restorative Justice:

- https://restorativejustice.org.uk/what-restorative-justice

- https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/cj-jp/victim/rest.html


Portugal's drug policies:

- https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/05/portugals-radical-drugs-policy-is-working-why-hasnt-the-world-copied-it

- https://time.com/longform/portugal-drug-use-decriminalization/

- https://justice-trends.press/the-decriminalisation-of-drug-use-in-portugal-and-its-impact-in-the-criminal-justice-system/






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