Chris Hedges: Torturing the Mentally Ill in US Prisons

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This video may contain language depicting the reality and horror of violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

with Chris Hedges

RT Shows on Oct 9, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the incarceration of America’s mentally ill with George Mallinckrodt, psychotherapist and author of Getting Away with Murder. They address the cases of mistreatment, isolation, and lack of transparency that Mallinckrodt witnessed while working in a Florida state prison psychiatric ward, and then RT Correspondent Anya Parampil examines the plight of the mentally ill in the United States.

from the archives:

Chris Hedges: Halfway to Freedom

Chris Hedges: The Prison-Industrial Complex

Chris Hedges: Wrongfully Convicted

Abby Martin: Tortured and Enslaved: Enter the World’s Biggest Prison

Chris Hedges: How Prisons Ripoff and Exploit the Incarcerated, Part 1

Chris Hedges: How Prisons Rip Off and Exploit the Incarcerated, Part 2

2 thoughts on “Chris Hedges: Torturing the Mentally Ill in US Prisons

  1. Wow. I’m blown away. I might have to write about this to help educate people. I wish I could reach more people. At least it might be therapeutic. This should make every citizen of the U.S. feel deeply ashamed and sick at heart.

    Thanks for sharing it.

    • Thanks for watching this most difficult interview. But, we must know what’s really happening on the inside of US prisons. And do something about it!

      Hope you do write about it, too. More people need to know this info., however difficult.

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