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Proposed Law Will Require Private Prisons to Improve Transparency and Provide Information

I was astounded when a press release (copied below) hit my inbox. Currently, private prison corporations have no legal requirement to provide the same types and amount of information that the public and journalists can demand of state and federal prisons! 580 more words

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For-profit prison companies and the handling of incarceration alternatives

A report called “Treatment Industrial Complex” released earlier this month by the American Friends Service Committee, Grassroots Leadership, and the Southern Center for Human Rights, details the sometimes shocking treatment of prisoners and the formerly incarcerated. 380 more words


GEO Group: Questioning the Utility of For-Profit Prisons

In the US 8% of prisons are operated by for-profit corporations.  That number is quickly rising and with it a host of ethical concerns.  GEO Group is the second largest contractor in the US and has an increasing international presence.   2,242 more words

Paper 2: Companies And Ethical Dilemmas

Let's Talk About It!! Private Prisons and Slave Profiteers CCA and The GEO Group

Mort T. Care:

“Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group owns about 75 percent of the nation private prisons”


They rely on human beings being incarcerated for their money, and both of them are multi-billion dollars enterprises that exploit free and cheap labor in a new form of slavery, exploitation, and torture to force labor.

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