The Pandemic Crisis Inside America’s Prisons and Jails

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With David RemnickMay 1, 2020

Three months ago, we devoted an entire episode to the effects of mass incarceration, and the movement to end it. Now, as the coronavirus pandemic puts inmates and workers in disproportionate danger, that effort is gaining sudden traction; according to U.C.L.A.’s School of Law, states and counties have released some forty thousand inmates nationwide. Plus, John Cassidy talks about the pain of mass unemployment; we meet Chika, a rapper hailed by Diddy as “best of the new school”; and Mike Birbiglia imagines his own death.