Many people and politicians seem to crave a prisonization of daily life. As western history develops, government authority has grown almost constantly.
Now people in most western countries need government permission to perform most well-paying jobs, to travel in any direction or way that matters, or to otherwise progress through their lives.
But a new report shows that almost a thousand California prison inmates overdosed on drugs last year alone.
Government control of medical care, health and drugs doesn’t seem to produce more actual safety.