Saturday, January 18, 2020

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  • Oldhead: “And if we’re talking about “misuse of power” why is capitalism not mentioned once? These are the sorts of things the “human services” expect us to gloss over.”

    Indeed – for example on page 11 this appears:

    “The PTM Framework is also relevant to problematic forms of behaviour including some of those seen in the fields of addictions and criminal justice.”

    Problematic for whom, and why are the obvious questions that need addressing and are glossed over – generally the poorest sectors of the population whose liberties are curtailed in these fields – and almost certainly inextricable from the capitalist power nexus – as we have seen recently, where decriminalisation occurs things change on the ground……..