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Miss a Traffic Ticket, Go to Jail? The Return of Debtor Prison (Hard Times, USA)

Thought debtor prison ended in the 18th century? Think again. Alex KaneAlternet Editor’s note: America has a long history of treating the poor like criminals, from legislation banning the transportation of poor people across state lines to anti-vagrancy laws that could land you in jail if you didn’t have a job or a home. We’ve […]

Bad Form: Santa Claus Arrested in Austin, TX for Chalking on Sidewalk

21WIRE | Santa gets arrested again by Texas Rangers.