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Entries by Chris Kirkham from 09/2013

How For-Profit Colleges Stay In Business Despite Terrible Track Record

Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

By every available indication, Corinthian Colleges Inc., one of the country's largest chains of for-profit colleges, stands out as an institution whos...

Prison Quotas Push Lawmakers To Fill Beds, Derail Reform

Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

After three violent inmates escaped from an Arizona private prison in July 2010, prompting a two-week, multi-state manhunt, state corrections official...

Debt Collectors Using Terrible New Tactic Get Fined $1 Million

Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

The personalized text messages went out to more than a million cell phones over the last 18 months, warning of a critical legal issue. "It is URGEN...