Jon Stewart takes on “America’s Incarceration Epidemic”

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March 25, 2023

On the latest episode of The Problem with Jon Stewart, Stewart tackles America’s incarceration epidemic, featuring interviews with California governor Gavin Newsome and formerly incarcerated leaders Jay Jordan, CEO of the Alliance for Safety and Justice, and Mark Shervington, Statewide Advocacy Associate at RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison).

As Jordan tells Stewart, “There are 100 million people in this country that have a criminal record. There’s 100 million of us here! We’ve served our time. We’ve paid our debt to society, and we’re facing 40,000 legal restrictions! When will my sentence end?” Watch:

The Problem with Jon Stewart season two is airing weekly on Fridays on Apple TV+ right now.

RELATED: Watch Jay Jordan on the most recent “Live with #JustUs” livestream conversation, “Dismantling Jim Crow”!