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Detaining Humans in Prison Camps for Profit Is WRONG! End Tax Breaks for Private Prison Companies
Business  (tags: greed, incarceration, detention, human rights, immigrants, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Trump's administration continues to detain migrants at the southern border, and prison companies that profit from the detention centers are rewarded with unjustified and obscene tax breaks.
Tell Bank of America and SunTrust: Stop Financing Family Detention and Mass Incarceration
Business  (tags: prison-industrial complex, banks, incarceration, privatization, petitions )

Freya
- 63 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In March, after years of activism, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo committed to divest from CoreCivic, GEO Group and other corporations that make huge profits from jailing our communities. But the work is far from over.
Pay Imprisoned People a Minimum Wage. End Legalized Slavery
Business  (tags: prison-industrial complex, wage slavery, injustice, greed, prisoners, incarceration, petitions )

Freya
- 156 days ago - dailykos.com
Across the country, imprisoned people earn as little as $0.09 an hour for mandated labor. In some states, like Texas, Georgia, and Arkansas, it's legal to not pay them anything.
Sign the Petition to Wells Fargo & Chase: Break Up With Private Prisons This Valentine's Day
Business  (tags: Prison-Industrial complex, banks, financing, incarceration, privatization, petitions )

Freya
- 164 days ago - dailykos.com
This Valentine's Day, we are partnering with the #FamiliesBelongTogether coalition to tell CEOs Jamie Dimon (Chase) and Timothy Sloan (Wells) that customers and potential customers are not afraid to align our money with our values.
Wells & Chase: Show Love This Valentine's Day - Break Up With Private Prisons!
Business  (tags: prison-industrial complex, incarceration, human rights, investments, petitions, banks )

Freya
- 172 days ago - actionnetwork.org
While professing respect for human rights, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase continue to fund GEO Group and CoreCivic; the biggest operators of private prisons and immigrant detention centers.
Wall Street Banks: Stop Financing Human Rights Abuses in Prisons
Business  (tags: prison-industrial complex, privatization, greed, cruelty, incarceration, petitions )

Freya
- 289 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
- 505 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
- 529 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
- 1384 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
- 1455 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
- 1778 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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