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Is this the end of prison for profit in the US?

The decline and growth of the private prison industry in the United States.
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The Private Prisons Profit on Youth

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GEO Group and CCA are making a windfall from the rise of controversial family detention centers. The largest private prison companies in the United States are assuring their shareholders that profits are up, thanks in part to the wi...

Sorry, But The Private Prison Industry Isn't Going Anywhere

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The stock prices of the two biggest private prison companies in the United States nosedived on Thursday after the Department of Justice vowed to stop housing inmates at their facilities. It’s a significant blow to an industry that h...

The Carceral-Industrial Complex

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Mississippi officials are complaining about the state’s declining prison populations. Why? Because county, state, and private funding models were all built on prison profit and losing prisoners now creates budget crises. County offi...

New Hampshire Senate Defeats Private Prison Ban

US Politics / Liberal : ThinkProgress: Justice

Leading the movement to fight back against the private prison industry, New Hampshire rejected all bids last month to house private prisons in the state, and passed a bill in the House to prohibit the private facilities that profit ...


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