Rachel Robison-Greene is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Utah State University. Her work focuses primarily on moral philosophy, with an emphasis on contemporary ethical issues. She strongly believes that philosophy should guide action and that ethical reflection should motivate activism. Her book Edibility and In Vitro Meat: Ethical Considerations will be released this year. Rachel is the proud mom to a fabulous teenage boy and strongly desires to assist in creating a better world for him and for his peers. She is also the co-host of the popular culture and philosophy podcast I Think Therefore I Fan.
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April 2, 2020
More people per capita are incarcerated in the United States than in any other country in the world—698 out of every 100,000 people are currently incarcerated. Many jails and prisons in the United States are overcrowded. This means that the number of people they have detained exceeds their safe carrying capacity both in terms of space and resources. As the COVID-19 threat intensifies, people across the planet are being strongly encouraged, and in some cases ordered, to stay at home and to practice social distancing. This advice is impossible to follow in a jail or a prison, especially one...