From James Bawden:
State Of Incarceration: Canadian TV At Its Best
Make no mistake about it –these are dark days for Canadian public television threatened by government cut backs and dwindling ratings. And then along comes a special so powerful and forceful it will have you cheering for CBC-TV’s survival. It’s an hour titled State Of Incarceration written, directed and produced by veteran Andrew Gregg (We Will Remember Them)–a look at the federal Tories wrong headed determinations to spend billions more on incarcerating criminals. Gregg tells me he got the idea after reading an article in The Economist about the huge expenditure in building new jails in California and Texas. Continue reading.