If we are not to implode, we’ve got to stop putting Bandaids on this thing. It’s not as much about the size of prisons and sentencing reform as it is about fixing people: adults who are already damaged, and prevent children from going down this road. Intervention and prevention. Now.
To the degree we solve this thing, our nation will endure. But look at the impacts of the opioid crisis, homelessness, anger. If we continue to do nothing it only gets worse.