The Corrupt Corporate Incarceration Complex

Seventeen-year-old Hillary Transue did what lots of 17-year-olds do: Got into mischief. Hillary's mischief was composing a MySpace page poking fun at the assistant principal of the high school she attended in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Hillary was an honor student who'd never had any trouble with the law before. Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
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Subjects: U.S., Business
Topics: Prisons
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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Jul 2, 2011 - 1:44 AM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jul 2, 2011 - 1:46 AM PDT
Randy Morrow
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by Randy Morrow - Jul. 3, 2011

Private prisons have become a major influence in shaping critical legislation related to illegal immigration. The industry’s lobbyists have played a leading role in ... More »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - Jul. 2, 2011

In Scranton, Pennsylvania, two judges pleaded guilty to operating a kickback scheme involving juvenile offenders. The judges, Mark Ciavarella Jr. and Michael Conahan, took ... More »

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Warrior Wheatman
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by Warrior Wheatman - Jul. 3, 2011

The term 'CORPORATE POLICE STATE' is no longer a scary posibility - but a reality. This article is convincing. It makes one question the privatization trend for health, schools, etc.

And here I thought that the privatization of prisons was a safe idea. I even thought of outsourcing to China or elsewhere.

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John Henry
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by John Henry - Jul. 2, 2011

Well-researched, sticks to facts, and addresses an under-reported critical issue.

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