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A Hobson’s choice can be “free choice” that enables and foments discrimination. The choice is to take something, or not, with no real alternative; there is no real choice. I recently experienced this dirty form of discrimination while applying for an apartment lease—it was a Hobson’s choice experience. I was disqualified from making an application because of my criminal record.… Read the rest

VoteMost people have no idea whether offenders (ex-cons) have the right to vote. My barber, who knows a lot of things about a lot of stuff, made the wrong assumption about me. “How can an ex-con,” she said in her caring tone, “vote? Didn’t you lose your right to vote and to run for president?”… Read the rest

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