Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty
Season 22 Episode 64 | 58m 39s
To address the relationship of poverty and race, Peter Edelman, has released his most recent book – Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America. Edelman explains that Ferguson is a representation of America and how the numerous fees involved in law enforcement, substitution of prisons and jails for mental hospitals, and welfare policies have made it a crime to be poor.
Aired: 12/13/17Video has closed captioning.