'Orange Is the New Black' Makes Prison Labor Look Arbitrary. But Is It Really?
When Attorney General Eric Holder announced plans Monday to stage a federal retreat on the War on Drugs, the country responded in standard fashion: with general bipartisan support and a conversation revolving around an agreed upon set of numbers.
Turns out, Congress can come together when the statistics get really shocking: America imprisons more people than any country in the world. Federal facilities are operating at nearly 40 percent above official capacity.
Which raises the question: What do all of those people actually do behind bars? The answer has changed over the past decade, and it might surprise you. Click on.