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Maya Schenwar: How Prisons, Data Policing & House Arrests Are Destroying Lives and Building Profits
May 29, 2015 Kevin Lockett: Technology-Pop Culture

On today's show, Kevin Lockett talks to "Locked Down, Locked Out" author Maya Schewar on her blog post, "Your Home is Your Prison" as she examines the Marissa Alexander case in Florida and how companies profits from house arrests. How police and government agencies are using data and algorithms ( Predative Policing) to target African-Americans and Muslims in the U.S. as well as her thoughts on The Beyond The Bars conference, John Legend speaking about the prison industrial complex at this year's Grammy's and how being a pen pal can help shape the lives of inmates. You can read more of Maya's posts as Truth-Out.com.

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