Inmates Can’t Receive Donated Books Anymore, They Have to Buy Them

The selection is limited. And expensive.

…When there were five vendors, 77 books were available for purchase and 24 of the titles were coloring books.

Inmates Can’t Receive Donated Books Anymore, They Have to Buy Them – WNYC News – WNYC

Sigh….

Let’s just be honest here, as a society we have given up on reforming individuals and chosen to incarcerate as many people as possible for as long as possible in conditions that guarantee recidivism and exclusion from opportunities for change and reform so that a select few can make an ungodly amount of money from the system.

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