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The Corrections Corporation of America, by the Numbers

Originally posted on Prison Industry Divestment Movement:
Where the pioneering private prison company operates, who owns it, and who’s taking it to court. Via MOTHER JONES JULY/AUGUST 2016 ISSUE Read Mother Jones reporter Shane Bauer’s firsthand account of his four months…

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Private Prison Lobbyists Are Raising Cash for Hillary Clinton

If Hillary doesn’t give back the cash, it’s time for her campaign to crash. Progressive Graffiti If you support criminal justice reform and immigration reform… follow the money. Private Prison Lobbyists Are Raising Cash for Hillary Clinton […] “As immigration … Continue reading

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Barrett Brown’s ongoing prison education: #OnTheDraft lessons learned

“On the Draft”: How Prisoners Suffer During and After Prison Transfers … While Just Leadership USA’s Glenn E. Martin said solitary confinement was a more common punishment, he’d also heard of cases of so-called “diesel therapy” carried out in response … Continue reading

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Legislated quotas make the obscene #PrisonIndustiralComplex obscenely rich

‘Profiting From Misery’: Private Prison Corporations Driving Harsh Immigration Policies | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group, both notorious for human rights violations, dominate this rapidly growing industry, … Continue reading

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Addiction: Its causes aren’t what you think; either is its cure.

Uploaded on Jan 4, 2007 The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered and It Is Not What You Think | Alternet Time magazine reported heroin was “as common as chewing gum” among U.S. soldiers, and there is solid evidence … Continue reading

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George Mallinckrodt seeking swift, sane FL DoC/OIG reform re #ScaldedToDeath

From George Mallinckrodt’s blog … February 12, 2015 An Informal Look at Florida State Senate Proposed Prison Reform Bill – SPB 7020 I focused on key provisions in the areas of the treatment of the mentally ill and inmate abuse. … Continue reading

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Oregon’s Ghosts may become Florida’s #DeadInmates

DOC Administration Office of Population Management [Oregon] Administrative Functions/Capacity and Resource Management Contact Info: Jamie Breyman, Office of Population Management Administrator 503-378-5854 Provide an infrastructure for system-wide strategic planning, and communication. Broker system-wide collaborative conversations and think tanks for innovation … Continue reading

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