Anyway, I used to be able to read these online when I remembered they existed, which was once a year usually. Well, no longer. Now I have to subscribe. Great idea Harpers. You already have an incredibly low subscriber base, I'm sure charging teachers and geeks like me to read the only interesting thing in your worthless magazine seems like a good idea. Well, I'm sad now, and certainly not going to subscribe. And I really don't care that it's the second oldest contiuously published monthly magazine in the U.S.
- Percentage of American adults held in either prisons or mental institutions
in 1953 and today, respectively: 0.67, 0.68
- Percentage ofthese adults in 1953 who were in mental institutions: 75
- Percentage today who are in prisons: 97
Guesses on the first?