Jeff Smith: Mr. Smith Goes To Prison

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Left Bank Books says
In 2009, Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith pleaded guilty to a charge related to seemingly minor campaign malfeasance and earned himself a year and a day in Kentucky's FCI Manchester. Smith saw the power of millions of inmates harnessed as a source of renewable energy for America's prison-industrial complex, building better criminals instead of better citizens. In "Mr. Smith Goes to Prison," he exposes the shortcomings of a race-based cycle of poverty and crime that sets inmates up to fail.
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