Public Shaming - Neglected Tactic for Social Control, Crime Deterrent
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
MAY 10, 2019
From the get-go in America, early social systems leveraged the power of public shaming. The Puritans put miscreants in stocks in the town square. Those settling the west tarred and feathers con artists and horse thieves. Today, the official vestige of that is pretty tame. It's the perp walk.