Tag: private prisons
"If we stand together, we can eliminate private prisons and detention centers. No more profiteering from locking people up."
Without these institutions, The GEO Group and CoreCivic would be in trouble—which is what advocates for divestment want.
We must put an end to this shameful vestige of our country’s worst deeds.
The Department of Homeland Security looks to reopen facilities the Justice Department will no longer contract with.
This an opportunity to renew our understanding of the social compact. It allows us to emphasize the value of communitarian idealism over individualistic greed.
The DOJ’s announcement is certainly not a knock-out blow for private prison firms. But it's a start.
The Department of Justice will phase out their use of private prisons altogether, dealing a significant blow to several private-prison corporations.