#PrisonIndustrialComplex – the home version

The Quiet Horrors of House Arrest, Electronic Monitoring, and Other Alternative Forms of Incarceration | Mother Jones

With nearly four million people on probation in this country, what an increasingly “offender-funded” system would look like is coming into focus: state coffers would be filled with dollars from those with the most meager resources, while the threat of debtor’s prison would hang over the heads of those who don’t or simply can’t comply. In addition, despite their rhetoric about “correction” and “rehabilitation,” for-profit enterprises are actually driven by the distinctly for-profit urge to keep people in the system, while bringing in ever more of them.

via The Quiet Horrors of House Arrest, Electronic Monitoring, and Other Alternative Forms of Incarceration | Mother Jones.

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About Susan Chandler

Now-disabled interior/exterior designer dragged into battling conviction corruption from its periphery in a third personal battle with civil public corruption.
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