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Corrections Corporation of America Profits

End the Prison-Industrial Complex

Michael Shammas | Posted 03.12.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

There are plenty of legitimate reasons to send someone to prison, but profit is not among them. Unfortunately, it is an obscenely large reason that American prisons today house more inmates than any other country on this planet. Freedom lost is money gained.

Private Prison Company Makes Damning Admission

AP | By HANNAH FURFARO | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A private company that operates Idaho's largest prison acknowledged Thursday that its employees falsified nearly 4,800 hours of ...

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...