Business Opportunity of the Century: Undoing Prison Culture
Sure, it's risky. But our huge, growing population of prisoners means a huge, growing population of ex-cons. The size of our prison system is a disgrace, but while the policy and opinion struggle over the drug war drags on, why not start thinking about how to resolve the massive problems created by the spread of prison culture outside the jailhouse doors -- and how to do it the free-market way? Odds, are neither our governmental nor our cultural institutions will likely prove capable of tackling the challenge... much less overcoming it.
My fuller thoughts are over at Forbes.