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Jailing Americans for Profit: The Rise of the Prison Industrial Complex
Little wonder, then, that public prisons are overcrowded. Yet while providing security, housing, food, medical care, etc., for six million Americans is a hardship for cash-strapped states, to profit-hungry corporations such as Corrections Corp of ...
Corrections Corp jumps on possible REIT switch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Corrections Corp. of America CXW, -0.09% climbed Thursday as hedge funds Corvex Management and Marcato Capital Management said they are in discussions with management about converting the for-profit prison ...
Private Prison Corporations Are Modern Day Slave Traders
The nation's largest private prison company, the Corrections Corporation of America, is on a buying spree. With a war chest of $250 million, the corporation, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange, earlier this year sent letters to 48 states ...
Is There Profit in Private Prison Stocks? Corrections Corp Of America (CXW ...
Prisons are (unfortunately) a growth industry in the US but what about prison service providers or private prison stocks Corrections Corp Of America (NYSE: CXW), The Geo Group (NYSE: GEO), Conmed Healthcare Management (NYSEAMEX: CONM) and ...
The Top Five Special Interest Groups Lobbying To Keep Marijuana Illegal
Private Prisons Corporations: Private prison corporations make millions by incarcerating people who have been imprisoned for drug crimes, including marijuana.
Say No to For-Profit Prisons
Earlier this year, Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the largest for-profit incarceration company in America, sent a letter to officials in 48 states offering to buy state prisons and run them for a profit.
Is Canada headed towards privatized prisons?
But it's even more fair when you consider that registered as a lobbyist in Ottawa on crime bill issues is none other than The GEO Group Inc., a $1.3-billion dollar American private for profit prison company that trades on the New York stock exchange.
Sweatshop Labor Is Back With a Vengeance
The Corrections Corporation of America and G4S (formerly Wackenhut), two prison privatizers, sell inmate labor at subminimum wages to Fortune 500 corporations like Chevron, Bank of America, AT&T, and IBM.
Spectra looks to bring US gas to Ontario, Quebec
Spectra Energy Corp. is pursuing a long-term strategy to replace Western Canadian natural gas with U.S. shale gas in Ontario and Quebec, creating further pressure on domestic producers to develop export markets to Asia.
Daimler plant closing compounds Canada's manufacturing pain
... emerged from the downturn. The latest victim is a Daimler AG's Orion bus manufacturing plant in Mississauga, which will close within the next 12 months as the company abandons the North American transit bus business, eliminating the jobs of about ...