If America really wants to decrease its prison population and put Americans back to work – we need to change our approach to justice. It’s time to stop taking about “former inmates” and start talking about “returning citizens.”

Thom is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author. His national daily progressive radio talk show is distributed to radio stations nationwide by Westwood One, Pacifica, and Free Speech TV. More people listen daily to the Thom Hartmann Program than any other progressive talk show in the nation.