Ending Mass Incarceration? The Shortcomings of Left-Right Coalition Politics

ALC legal director Bret Grote was recently interviewed for The Real News Network on the Republican-Democratic bipartisan criminal justice re-branding and cooptation initiative. Tough on crime mass incarceration has generated too much discontent, so now they are calling it “smart on crime” and offering marginal reforms in an attempt to stem a growing legitimacy crisis. Videos of Parts 1 and 2 are below. The videos and a full transcript of the interview can also be seen at this LINK.