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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 ...
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 ...
Corrections Corp jumps on possible REIT switch
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Corrections Corp. of America CXW, -0.49% climbed Thursday as hedge funds Corvex Management and Marcato Capital Management said they are in discussions with management about converting the for-profit prison ...
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.
Rural Ky. town readies for private prison closure
based Corrections Corporation of America, is set to close by this summer as Kentucky pulls its inmates out of the facility that was at the center of a sex scandal.
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 ...
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.
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.
Legalizing Marijuana: Impacts on Prison Systems and The Economy
Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk about the legalization of marijuana and how it would affect our economy. Some numbers point to the reduction of government costs on prison sentences, while others point to taxation and additional ...