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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┬áJULY/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.

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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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TX: Objecting to “ass on the glass” leads to solitary confinement.

Lawsuit: Bartlett State Jail allowed assault, hazing | http://www.statesman.com A former prisoner who says he was sexually assaulted during a hazing ritual at the Bartlett State Jail has sued the company that operates it. The federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday … Continue reading

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John Oliver’s US prison rant hones in on (you guessed it!) @FLGovScott

   

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“Revolving Doors” never hit anyone in the ass on their way out. But they should.

Inside the Private Prison Industry’s Alarming Spread Across America | Alternet While the total prison population in the country grew 16% between 2000 and 2011, the state private prison population grew 106% … Christopher Petrella, a researcher at UC Berkeley … Continue reading

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