Via San Francisco Bay View by Anthony Robinson Jr. “It should never be easy for them to destroy us.” … Continue reading Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prison
By Chris Hedges (photo credit: Shutterstock) Prisons employ and exploit the ideal worker. Prisoners do not receive benefits … Continue reading The Prison State of America
By Heather Ann Thompson It has taken a long time, far too long, but politicians seem finally to have realized … Continue reading Dodging Decarceration: The Shell Game of ‘Getting Smart’ on Crime
America’s “Offender-Funded” Probation Industry The United States Supreme Court has ruled that a person sentenced to probation cannot then be … Continue reading Think private prisons are a problem? The perils of privatized probation
By Chris Kirkham After three violent inmates escaped from an Arizona private prison in July 2010, prompting a two-week, multi-state manhunt, state corrections … Continue reading Prison Quotas Push Lawmakers To Fill Beds, Derail Reform
Prisons for Profit are morally and socially wrong. Click the link below to read all 30 reports…. Corrections Corporation of … Continue reading The Dirty Thirty: Nothing to Celebrate About 30 Years of Corrections Corporation of America
Photo via Flickr user Rennett Stowe By Ray Downs Public schools and prisons are becoming increasingly linked—police officers are now … Continue reading Public Schoolteachers’ Pensions Are Partially Funded by Private Prisons
This is definitely worth a blog post and some thought people….. By Ray Downs You likely already know how overcrowded … Continue reading Who’s Getting Rich off the Prison-Industrial Complex?
from our friends at Beyond Bars Continue reading The Concept of Prisons for Profit….
How would you describe an industry that wants to put more Americans in prison and keep them there longer so … Continue reading Private Prisons: The More Americans They Put Behind Bars The More Money They Make