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Crony Capitalism: For-Profit Prison Corporation Influence in Arizona’s Attorney General Race

Mark Brnovich

Brnovich served as “Senior Director of Business Development” for CCA from 2005-2007. He was a registered lobbyist for CCA in the state of Utah during 2005 and 2006. 605 more words

Privatization

Chain-Gang Charlie Crist and the Political Economy of Mass Incarceration in Florida

Critics of former Florida Governor Charlie Crist have spilled plenty of ink denouncing the former Florida governor’s political opportunism. Crist, a life-long Republican who was elected governor in 2006, became an independent candidate for the US Senate in 2010 after he lost the GOP primary to current Senator Marco Rubio. 2,202 more words

Charlie Crist

Slavery By Another Name

America, the largest prison nation in the world.  African Americans still making up a large number of the incarcerated.  Native Americans,  and those in the low income bracket that can’t afford the best attorneys.   509 more words

Montana

Peaceful Inmate Protest Highlights Dysfunction and Disservice of CCA's Ohio Private Immigrant Prison

There is rightful anger at Correction Corp. of America’s failures in response to a 14-hour, 400-inmate protest at their for-profit Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Ohio.  521 more words

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

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