Comment: How else will we retain our number 1 ranking?

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How else will we retain our number 1 ranking?

Over the past 30 years, according to a new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS), the federal prison population has jumped from 25,000 to 219,000 inmates, an increase of nearly 790 percent. Swollen by such figures, for years the United States has incarcerated far more people than any other country, today imprisoning some 716 people out of every 100,000.

https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/02/05-1