Sunday, October 6, 2013

Shackled and Chained: (Soapbox Podcast October 6, 2013)

Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox
October 6, 2013

GUEST: EUGENE PURYEAR
TOPIC: MASS INCARCERATION IN 
CAPITALIST AMERICA

Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America is a thorough examination of mass incarceration, its causes and consequences. Eugene Puryear examines the evolution of mass incarceration as a product of U.S. monopoly capitalism as well as bipartisan political allegiance to the system’s needs. In addition to detailing its historical origins, Puryear provides a detailed examination of the oppressive reality that reigns inside America’s prison system. This book is a must read for anyone interested in the “how” and “why” of mass incarceration as well as for those seeking a factual account of what it is truly like “inside.”

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About the author
Eugene Puryear
Eugene Puryear is a Washington, D.C.-based activist. In nearly a decade of social justice activism, he has been involved in the anti-imperialist movement, helping to organize most of the largest U.S. demonstrations against the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Puryear has served as a key organizer around police brutality, prisoners’ rights, and abuses in the U.S. criminal justice system. He was the 2008 Vice Presidential candidate of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, and serves on the editorial board of Liberation newspaper. His writings can be found at www.LiberationNews.org.
Shackled and Chained: Mass Incarceration in Capitalist America by Eugene Puryear
Paperback, 171 pages, $12.95. Sept. 2013, PSL Publications
ISBN: 0-9841220-8-7 • Library of Congress:  2013910887

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