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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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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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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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“Voluntary” Work Program Run in Private Detention Centers Pays Detained Immigrants $1 a Day

“For doing a range of manual labor in the facility, the immigrants, many of whom are not legally permitted to work in the United States, are paid between $1-$3 a day.” via "Voluntary" Work Program Run in Private Detention Centers … Continue reading

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Incarceration Nation – Just say “know,” as in I know what y’all are doing, and I want it stopped.

Mother Jones just reported, “Less than a month after retiring from his post as Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), Harley G. Lappin has been hired to a top positon at the nation’s largest private, for-profit prison contractor, … Continue reading

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