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Another reason Norway is awesome. 'Restorative Justice'

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by nwdiver, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. nwdiver

    nwdiver Active Member

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    The need for sustainable transport isn't the only thing that Norwegians are decades ahead of 'Merca in accepting and solving... They're also decades ahead of most of the world in recognizing that 'punitive justice' is just a huge waste of time, money and talent.

     
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    Norwegians make money on Oil, so they can afford this. Furthermore, Norway is a socialist country, so it is understandable they cannot make money with their prisons like the US:

     
  3. nwdiver

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    Norway certainly acquired it's wealth from oil but revenue from their sovereign wealth fund now exceeds what they get from oil. Norway didn't choose 'Restorative Justice' because they could afford it... turns out that effectively rehabilitating criminals is cheaper than locking them away at crime schools and releasing even worse criminals years later....

    But yes... privatizing prisons is probably the worst idea in a long string of bad ideas 'Merca has had in the last 50 years...
     
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