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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
- 709 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
- 781 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.
The Prison-Industrial Complex Takes Another Hit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Prison Industrial Complex, injustice, incarceration, inmates, human rights )

Freya
- 1243 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.
Penny Lane: Gitmo's Other Secret CIA Facility
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gitmo, prison, CIA, inmates, secret agents, bushadministration, abuse, terrorism, government )

Angelika
- 1963 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
A few hundred yards from the administrative offices of the Guantanamo Bay prison, hidden behind a ridge covered in thick scrub and cactus, sits a closely held secret.
Florida Prison Cuts May Be End of 'Get-Tough' Mindset
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: florida, prisons, inmates, tough on crime, Good News, Indiana Prison System )

Dana
- 2988 days ago - criminaljusticeforum.com
TALLAHASSEE | Florida's get-tough policy on crime during the past few decades is set to collide with an austere budget and a conservative governor pledging to take bold steps to save money. With 102,000 prisoners, Florida has the third-largest prison ...
Sex Abuse, Violence Alleged at Teen Jails Across U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, teens, juvenile, abuse, inmates, teen abuse )

Kathleen
- 4031 days ago - cnn.com
U.S. Justice Department suing 11 jurisdictions, alleging abuse of teen inmates. Girls as young as 13 say they were shackled for days at Mississippi lock-up. An official at a Texas jail allegedly offered birthday cake for sex with teen.
   

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