How Street Gangs Work


The street gang problem in America peaked in the 1990s, but recent FBI reports find that gang membership doubled from 2006-2011. What's driving this increase, and gangs in general? Wander into gang territory with Josh and Chuck in this episode.

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Topics in this Podcast: crime, drugs, poverty, sociology