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Need some reasons why Vermont should end its dependency on out-of-state, for-profit prisons?
Y’know, aside from the fact that it’s wrong, that sending people two thousand miles away is arguably cruel and unusual punishment, and that it may well make rehabilitation more difficult because the inmates are isolated from everyone they know? 679 more words
Inmate-run call center
This second post deals with the corporatization of US prisons and the private companies who profit from high incarceration rates.
US rates of violent and property crime have been declining steadily since 1990. 689 more words
This is the first of four posts on America’s scandalous prison industrial complex. I start with the good news. Thanks to the budget crisis most states have faced since the 2008 economic crash, US prison populations have shrunk by 600,000. 846 more words
In Texas, a lawsuit filed against Corrections Corporation of America sheds another sliver of light on the notorious culture of violence at private prisons.
An unnamed prisoner alleges he and over 50 others were violently assaulted during a… 383 more words