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This video was made by the folks at Charlotte Street Films to drop some knowledge and get our pesky congresspeople to debate the Smarter Sentencing Act. Charlotte Street set up a little petition that they'd like to see become a big historic event. This is what's known as "next-level s#!t," I believe. (Congress should debate this act in June 2014. Read about it!) Democracy is exciting sometimes! This is one of those times.

Charlotte Street Films is the same team that made "The House I Live In," which is basically "The Wire" in documentary film format — i.e., it contains a lot of baffling drug war realities that you'll never forget. Many of the clips in this video are from that film.

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