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by Peter Moskos

June 11, 2011

Oh, Canada

Macleans, the Canadian news magazine, has a great article and Q&A with me. There's some very good new material here, even if you think you're heard everything I have to say about In Defense of Flogging. What is it about the Canadians? Why are their articles smarter and more insightful than ours? And they are awfully nice people. I mean, there must be some bad Canadians out there, but I've never met one.

They also have health care, a homicide rate that is a fraction of ours, and many fewer people in prison. (Though, as I learned in the interview, they might be about to go on a US-inspired prison building boom.)

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