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Wall Street Banks: Stop Financing Human Rights Abuses in Prisons
Business  (tags: prison-industrial complex, privatization, greed, cruelty, incarceration, petitions )

Freya
- 39 days ago - dailykos.com
CoreCivic and GEO Group are two of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S. We can stop them by targeting major banks that fund them.
It Is Not Mass Incarceration It Is Targeted
Business  (tags: incarceration, correctional facilities, institutional racism, targeted racism, Eddie Conway )

Sheryl
- 256 days ago - therealnews.com
Prisons are not correctional facilities because they have no interest in correcting anything; the multibillion-dollar prison industry is interested in profits, and institutional racism keeps the money flowing.
Corporations Are Getting Rich Off the Families of Prisoners   video
Business  (tags: greed, prisons, inmates, incarceration, videos )

Freya
- 280 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!
End Predatory Prison Phone Rates!
Business  (tags: phone, communications, prisons, inmates, incarceration, ripoffs, petitions )

Freya
- 1134 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...
Prison Services Company Securus Makes Record Profits in the Face of FCC Regulation
Business  (tags: communications, prisons, incarceration, Prison Industrial Complex, telephone, phone calls, Carceral Conglomeration )

Freya
- 1206 days ago - truth-out.org
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to release a ruling within the coming months that will affect some 85 percent of all calls from prisons and jails.
4 Ways Greedy Capitalists Rig the System to Profit Off Our Misery
Business  (tags: capitalism, greed, poverty, water, resources, housing, foreclosure, savings, banks, injustice, prisons, incarceration )

Freya
- 1529 days ago - alternet.org
The profit motive fogs the thinking of free-market advocates. The Economist gushes, "Take a bow, capitalism...the biggest poverty-reduction measure of all is liberalising markets to let poor people get richer."
   

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