Saturday, July 24, 2010

This is what Harper wants for Canada
Too many laws, too many prisoners

Justice is harsher in America than in any other rich country. Between 2.3m and 2.4m Americans are behind bars, roughly one in every 100 adults. If those on parole or probation are included, one adult in 31 is under “correctional” supervision. As a proportion of its total population, America incarcerates five times more people than Britain, nine times more than Germany and 12 times more than Japan. Overcrowding is the norm. Federal prisons house 60% more inmates than they were designed for...

Thursday, July 22, 2010

volume 5 (sadly the last) of drawn and quarterly's republication of

Tove Jansson 's Moomin newspaper strips is out, & they have as well sparkling new editions of The Book about Moomin, Mymble and Little My & Who Will Comfort Toffle?

thx CB!!