We spoke to youth advocate Julia Whaipooti about what’s wrong with New Zealand’s justice system and what young people can do to change it.
Queensland has the most overcrowded prison system in the country.
The prison population in the US has more than quadrupled since 1980, a rise that is historically and internationally unprecedented. No state has been immune to America's mass incarceration experiment, making each an aberration worldwide.
Many of America's prisons are run by for-profit corporations, so clearly some people are making lots and lots of money off the booming business of keeping human beings in cages. But who are these people? Using public data, I came up with some names.