Prisoners of Profit – The Huffington Post
The company has given more in Florida over the past 15 years than the combined donations of Office Depot and Darden Restaurants, Inc., two of the state’s largest Fortune 500 corporations …
“We regularly hire companies that have abysmal track records of performance, but great track records of political campaign contributions,” said Dan Gelber, a former Florida senator and state representative who has been critical of the state’s juvenile justice policies.
Dishonorable mentions in the linked article include former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos and current Florida Governor Rick Scott, like many of my previous blog posts.
The Huffington Post’s Chris Kirkham obviously isn’t a disabled designer with neglible investigative skills, like me.
Kirkham covered so much about what happens to children in private prisons that I couldn’t read it all … not because of the length of the story, but because of its descriptive depth.
I read about two deaths – as grisly as they were unnecessary – and couldn’t take in anymore information, knowing that this is only part one; part two will be published tomorrow.
And for some of the children, there may be no tomorrow.