Common Sense Soapbox


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Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

Private Prisons DON'T Cause Overcrowded Prisons

June 13, 2023

On this episode of Common Sense Soapbox, the crew visits Ron in prison. Ron blabbers about the profit motive of private prisons and their runaway exploitation. Seamus calmly explains that private prisons are hardly the main cause of America’s mass incarceration issues.


Written by Sean W. Malone, Seamus Coughlin, and Lou Perez
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced & Edited by Sean W. Malone


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