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Prison Profits

Katy Hall

LOOK: One Disturbing Reason For Our Exploding Prison Population

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.11.2013 | Business

Prison companies have an airtight business plan: sign contracts with states obliging them to fill prison beds. Infographic by Jan Diehm for The...

30 Ways The Prison Industry Gets Rich

Katy Hall | Posted 03.07.2014 | Business

The U.S. has the world's highest incarceration rate, with 2.2 million people, or nearly 1 in 100 behind bars. Rising immigration detentions and the di...

Private Prisons Holding Illegal Immigrants 'A Millionaire's Business'

AP | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

MIAMI (AP) — In a story Aug. 2, The Associated Press reported that three private prison companies in the U.S. have spent at least $45 million on cam...