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Prisons for Profit and Their Dirty Secrets.

 

According to Truthcdm.com

The U.S. prison population is not only the largest in the world — it is relentlessly growing. The U.S. prison population is more than five times what it was 30 years ago.   493 more words

Wake Up America

The Future of Techno-Corrections

Technology in corrections is trending. So is the use of electronic monitoring, especially with exclusion zones-areas where people are programmed not to go. In this piece I wrote for Truthout I explore some of the implications of “techno-corrections,” particularly their potential to segregate urban areas, keeping the “good people” in and the “bad people” out. 35 more words

Electronic Monitoring

Bringing in the illegals means big business for some US companies

There’s a handful of U.S. companies that have exclusive or longstanding contracts with federal agencies dealing with illegal immigrants, the recent wave of children crossing the southern border with Mexico is a business opportunity.  624 more words

Politics

Statewide Protests Today to Shut Down GEO Group's New Private Prison for Women in Mcfarland, California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WHAT: Rally to demand closure of new women’s prison in McFarland,

WHERE: McFarland Park, 100 Frontage Rd, McFarland,

WHEN: Thursday, July 31st, 5pm… 493 more words

Incarcerated Women in California Pen Open Letter Against GEO Group's New Private Prison

In April, The Bakersfield Californian reported that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) signed a contract with private prison company GEO Group to re-open and operate a women’s facility in Mcfarland, California. 1,482 more words

FL mentally ill inmate scalded to death: Help crush the coverup!

Emails show cover-up of Miami-Dade prison inmate’s scalding death started early – Florida – MiamiHerald.com

… on Monday, Gov. Rick Scott gave his first comment on the issue, saying that the Miami-Dade Police Department’s investigation into Rainey’s death had “taken a long time.” The governor, however, sidestepped questions about why the two guards accused of killing Rainey were allowed to continue to work at the prison after Rainey’s death. 597 more words