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NPR -Investigations Into Prisons - Part 2

This is the second part of an interview on August 25 on the real conditions of Federal prisons for profit that most people are unaware exist. 3,472 more words


Financial dealings merky between feds and private prison companies detaining Central American asylum seekers

The number of undocumented people in this country is currently dropping and has dropped for the last few years, yet you wouldn’t know that from the rhetoric spewing from the political right.  902 more words


CCA: Decision to phase out private prisons won't affect Ohio facilities

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Corrections Corporation of America says President Barack Obama’s decision to phase out its use of some private prisons will not affect operations at its local facilities. 381 more words


Breaking: Dept of Justice to Phase Out Private Prisons

Tucson, AZ— Today, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memo that acknowledges the need to “reduce our use of private prisons.” For nearly four decades, the criminal justice system has relied on the use of private, for-profit companies to run the federal government’s prisons and detention facilities. 295 more words

AFSC Arizona

MotherJones.Com "My four months as a private prison guard", by Shane Bauer

Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA).
“The last riot we had was two years ago,” he says over the phone. 235 more words


The Corrections Corporation of America, by the Numbers

Where the pioneering private prison company operates, who owns it, and who’s taking it to court.


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Susan Chandler reblogged this on Wobbly Warrior's Blog and commented:

"The Corrections Corporation of America launched the era of private prisons in 1983, when it opened an immigration detention center in an former motel in Houston, Texas. Today the Nashville-based company houses more than 66,000 inmates, making it the country’s second-largest private prison company. In 2015, it reported $1.9 billion in revenue and made more than $221 million in net income—more than $3,300 for each prisoner in its care."