Post Tagged with: "Prison Industrial Complex"

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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Better Mental Care, Anyone? One Mother Reveals all in Touching Letter on Mental Illness in America

Better Mental Care, Anyone? One Mother Reveals all in Touching Letter on Mental Illness in America

Her name is Lisa Long and she’s a writer based in Boise. Talking about guns is like talking about the weather; everybody does it but nobody does anything about it. But while it’s easy to talk about guns, it’s not as easy to talk about mental illness. But Lisa hopes to change this complete and utter lack of conversation.

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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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