Baz Dreisinger visited prisons in nine countries and wrote about her experiences in a new book, "Incarceration Nations."
The chances are good that a true economic recovery is underway in the United States, according to David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief for The New York Times. And whether it’s President Barack Obama or former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney who wins the election, he’ll be able to take credit for that improvement.
One big caveat to the economic recovery though, Leonhardt says, is the impending “fiscal cliff” – $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases that will take effect on Jan. 1, unless Congress does something.
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