In Finland's 'open prisons,' inmates have the keys
How did Finland moved having the highest incarceration rate in Europe to having one of its lowest? Part of the answer lies in its open prisons, where prisoners — even those convicted of crimes like rape and murder — can be gradually eased back into normal life. “It’s quite relaxing to be here,” says Hannu Kallio, a convicted drug smuggler. “We have bunnies.” The 70 inmates in this facility go to work every day in the greenhouse. Today, they’re potting seedlings...