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Florida Continues For-Profit Juvenile Prisons After Years Of Abuses, Corruption

Florida Continues For-Profit Juvenile Prisons After Years Of Abuses, Corruption

Despite rampant abuses and corruption, the state of Florida is continuing to sell out its troubled youth for money.

by Mike Sainato· · News
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Viral Video Captures The Importance Of Investing In Children

This incredibly touching video shows us why investing in children should be everyone’s priority.

by Randa Morris· · News
Bernie Sanders Wants To End Private Prisons In Three Years

Bernie Sanders Wants To End Private Prisons In Three Years

This is something Bernie is working on RIGHT NOW. He’s not waiting till he wins.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Believe It Or Not, Obama Is About To Become The First Sitting President To Visit A Prison

Believe It Or Not, Obama Is About To Become The First Sitting President To Visit A Prison

Can you believe that no other president has ever done this?

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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Our Prison System – Hidden Costs, Bankrupt Ideas

A new study found that the cost to imprison people is more expensive than thought, with hidden costs across the board.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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US Prison System Bordering On Systemic Failure

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

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
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.

by Shannon Argueta· · News
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.

by Justin Rosario· · News
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.

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.