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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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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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