Stephen Lurie

Independent Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Stephen Lurie

DateArticle NameLocation
11/12/14The Only Man Who Can Fix Mass Incarceration Is Barack Obamatheatlantic.com
Today, like any other day, there are around 2.4 million people incarcerated in America’s federal, state, and local prisons and jails. Together, the nation’s inmates would constitute the fourth biggest city in the United States, knocking Houston down a notch. Expand that grouping to everyone under correctional control, including probation and parole, and you’d have a metropolis of nearly 7 million, second only to New York. Finally, reunite the number of people that see the inside of a jail cell in a given year, and you’d hav...