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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
- 714 days ago - alternet.org
A report on corporate detention facilities in the U.S. details how migrants endure abuse, hunger and exploitation.
Private Prisons Back Trump and Could See Big Payoffs With New Policies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison-Industrial Complex, incarceration, immigrants, privatization, inmates, prisoners, injustice, tyranny, oppression, police state )

Freya
- 787 days ago - usatoday.com
Private prison companies, which stand to make big gains under President Trump's tough new immigration orders, have contributed big sums to pro-Trump groups, including the organization that raised a record $100 million for his inauguration last month.
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
- 1074 days ago - alternet.org
GEO Group and CCA are making a windfall from the rise of controversial family detention centers.
40th Anniversary Statement By Leonard Peltier
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: leonard Peltier, 40 years imprisonment, incarceration, government misjustice, injustice )

Sheryl
- 1161 days ago - lastrealindians.com
I believe that my incarceration, the constitutional violations in my case, and the government misconduct in prosecuting my case are issues far more important than just my life or freedom.
The Prison-Industrial Complex Takes Another Hit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison Industrial Complex, injustice, incarceration, inmates, human rights )

Freya
- 1249 days ago - nationofchange.org
For nearly 50 years, politicians and prosecutors have pushed a no-mercy, "tough on crime" mantra. Instead of making us safer, it's proven to be grossly unjust, exorbitantly expensive, counterproductive, and destructive to families and whole communities.
Invest in Jobs Instead of Jails
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Massachusetts, incarceration, prisons, jails, jobs, spending, petitions )

Freya
- 1549 days ago - forcechange.com
Massachusetts spends $1 billion every year on incarcerating more and more offenders even though the stateâEUR(TM)s overall crime rate has decreased. Two legislators are trying to pass a bill that would save millions of tax dollars by reducing the stateâEUR(TM)s
   

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