Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag: private prisons

Meet the six big banks keeping private prisons in business

Without these institutions, The GEO Group and CoreCivic would be in trouble—which is what advocates for divestment want.

“CoreCivic”: new name, same for-profit prison greed

We must put an end to this shameful vestige of our country’s worst deeds.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back for the Feds on Private...

The Department of Homeland Security looks to reopen facilities the Justice Department will no longer contract with.

The Era Of Private Prisons May Soon Be Over

Homeland Security will review the use of private prisons for immigrant detention.

Creating Change: Lessons From a Private-Prison Victory

This an opportunity to renew our understanding of the social compact. It allows us to emphasize the value of communitarian idealism over individualistic greed.

Ending Private Prisons at the Federal Level Marks a Major Movement...

The DOJ’s announcement is certainly not a knock-out blow for private prison firms. But it's a start.

BREAKING: Justice Department Breaks Ties with Private Prisons

The Department of Justice will phase out their use of private prisons altogether, dealing a significant blow to several private-prison corporations.

The Prison-Industrial Complex Takes Another Hit

Officials who built their careers on mass incarceration are now calling for this madness to end. Could this be a turning point for the prison-industrial complex?

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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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