Post Tagged with: "Prison Industrial Complex"

US Prison System Bordering On Systemic Failure

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With prison riots, overcrowding, officer pay, and criminal operations run behind bars, our nation’s prison system is bordering on complete failure.

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We’re #1! United States Passes Old Soviet Union For Largest Prison System In History

We’re #1! United States Passes Old Soviet Union For Largest Prison System In History

As the prison population within the United States continues to swell, it is time we admitted the truth that we have surpassed the old Soviet Gulags.

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Private Prisons Rebrand Themselves As Real Estate Investment Trusts To Avoid Taxes

Private Prisons Rebrand Themselves As Real Estate Investment Trusts To Avoid Taxes

The prison industrial complex has the perfect love affair with the U.S. government.

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New Hampshire Dems Stick It To Greedy GOP

New Hampshire Dems Stick It To Greedy GOP

After retaking the New Hampshire State House, the Democratic Party is fighting back against Republican corruption.

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The David Pakman Show – Big Banks Making Money From Detention Of Suspected Illegal Immigrants (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Big Banks Making Money From Detention Of Suspected Illegal Immigrants (VIDEO)

When people can make money off of imprisoning their fellow citizen, the motive exists to find any reason to lock them up and keep them there. Unsurprisingly, the major banks are part of this vicious cycle.

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Slavery: Alive and Well in the US, Sponsored by ALEC

Slavery: Alive and Well in the US, Sponsored by ALEC

Through cleverly worded ALEC sponsored bills, namely the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Program and the Prison Industries Act, state, federal and private prisons can use prisoners to labor in many different jobs to bring in more money to support the prison and, in the case of private prisons, to increase the corporation’s bottom line.

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