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Bloodsucking TIC (Treatment Industrial Complex): Video Reveals the Ugly Truth Behind the For-Profit Prison Industry's Embrace of Treatment, Rehabilitation, and "Alternatives"

Private prison companies have had a rough couple of months. First, the Department of Justice announced it would phase out its private contracts for management of Bureau of Prisons facilities. Then, the Department of Homeland Security said it would re-examine the use of for-profit immigrant detention facilities. Stock prices for publicly-traded Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group both plummeted and last week CCA laid off 12 percent of its workforce (cue violins).
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