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Tell Fidelity and Vanguard: Stop Funding Trump's Immigrant Prisons
Business  (tags: privatization, finances, financing, prisons, detention, immigration, injustice, petitions )

Freya
- 67 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Fidelity and Vanguard are two of the biggest funds managing retirement savings and pension holding. They are also majors holders of shares in CoreCivic, which is building private prisons for Trump's racist and cruel immigration policy.
Arizona Death Row Inmates Killed By Hepatitis C, Not Lethal Injection
Health & Wellness  (tags: prisons, inmates, incarceration, health care )

Freya
- 182 days ago - azcentral.com
Since executions were put on hold by a federal judge in 2014, five Arizona death-row inmates have died of "natural causes." All of them were related to Hepatitis C infections, according to attorneys and relatives of the dead prisoners.
Corporations Are Getting Rich Off the Families of Prisoners   video
Business  (tags: greed, prisons, inmates, incarceration, videos )

Freya
- 225 days ago - facebook.com
Families must spend $1.22 a minute to speak with loved ones who are behind bars. That's 31 times the cost of a normal phone call!
Privatized For-Profit Immigrant Detention Centers Are a 'Living Nightmare,' Investigation Shows
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, inmates, injustice, brutality, Prison-IndustrialComplex )

Freya
- 498 days ago - alternet.org
A report on corporate detention facilities in the U.S. details how migrants endure abuse, hunger and exploitation.
PETITION: Help End The Use of Gestation Crates! PLEASE SIGN!
Animals  (tags: sows, gestation grates, prisons, suffering, cruelty, pigs )

Simone
- 572 days ago - therainforestsite.greatergood.com
Imagine being confined to a steel pen without enough room to even turn around, being forced to stand and lay on a slatted floor, and living a couple feet above your own waste. For more than 5 million pigs in the United States, this is a horrendous reality
AmericaâEUR(TM)s Female Prison Population Has Grown 800% and Nobody Is Talking About It
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, women's rights, prisons )

Rose
- 792 days ago - theantimedia.org
(ANTIMEDIA) Washington, D.C. âEUR" Holly Harris may wear cowboy boots to work, but the Kentucky mom and Executive Director for the US Justice Action Network (USJAN) is far from your average southerner.
Everyday Erinyes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, education, money, courts, judges, prisons, cruel and unusual punishment )

Joanne
- 816 days ago - politicsplus.org
A post on TomCat's blog. Two items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
Private Prison Companies Openly Boast About Soaring Profits From Locking Up Children and Mothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: prisons, incarceration, greed, injustice, women, children, families )

Freya
- 858 days ago - alternet.org
GEO Group and CCA are making a windfall from the rise of controversial family detention centers.
Environmental Justice Doesn't Stop At the Prison Gates PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, humans, toxics, prisons )

Anna
- 952 days ago - addup.org
Get the EPA to protect prisoners from toxics
2.7 Million Kids Have Parents in Prison. TheyâEUR(TM)re Losing Their Right to Visit.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: challenges, child development, children, correctionc, criminal justice, Education, families, parents, politics, prison visitation, prisons, Sesame Street )

Joanne
- 1021 days ago - politicsplus.org
The few states which allowed for occasional extended visits by families are gradually abolishing them. This has a negative effect on child development, and with it, everyone's future.
5 Depressing Signs America Just Isn't the Country It Used to Be
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, corporations, health care, poverty, greed, taxes, injustice, prisons, crime )

Freya
- 1026 days ago - alternet.org
There exists a common theme amidst these signs of societal decay.
Prisons: Microcosms Of Islamic Supremacy And Western Idiocy
Society & Culture  (tags: Prisons, conversion, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, religion, rights, society, violence, Islam, Muslims )

Gillian
- 1042 days ago - religiousfreedomcoalition.org
Islams Rule of Numbers holds that, wherever and whenever Muslims grow in numbers, the same acts of anti~infidel violence that are endemic to the Islamic world grow with them.
End Predatory Prison Phone Rates!
Business  (tags: phone, communications, prisons, inmates, incarceration, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 1079 days ago - p2a.co
Telephone companies like Global Tel Link and Securus are pocketing millions of dollars from the families of prisoners. Through predatory phone rates and unreasonable fees, these companies prey on the need for families to stay in touch with their...
Tell the FCC: Keep Families Connected End Predatory Prison Phone Rates - Petition
Business  (tags: petition, private phone service, exorbitant rates, prisons, predatory phone rates )

Sheryl
- 1083 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
Prison phone service providers will not do it on their own prisons in more than 40 states still contract with private phone service providers with exorbitant rates. Federal intervention is necessary to end predatory prison phone rates everywhere
 

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