Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: private prison system

Mass incarceration: An American problem

Private prisons are profiting from America's mass incarceration problem.

‘A Pipeline Straight to Jail’

With a failing American educational system, the government’s abandonment of poor families and children living in blighted communities end up in prison. But how do they get from that child to that inmate?

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Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

Bernie Sanders: ‘We will go to war with White Nationalism’

"When we combat white nationalism and when we combat racism."

2084: Orwell revisited in the Age of Trump

It’s obviously time to act on a global scale. Tell that to Big Brother.

Sanders unveils plan to end cash bail, ban private prisons, and ‘fundamentally transform’ US...

"If we stand together, we can eliminate private prisons and detention centers. No more profiteering from locking people up."