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Saturday, December 15, 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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Former Sanders delegates vote to relaunch Bernie Delegates Network for 2019

“We could not have predicted the level of overwhelming support we received for continuing the Bernie Delegates Network – we’re thrilled! The results showed people’s appreciation for a mechanism that values their input and determination."

Trump administration auctions off 150,000 acres of public land for fossil-fuel extraction

Despite the fact that the federal government's own report shows that oil and gas production on public land contributes significantly to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and the Trump administration continue to push on expanding its use.

Everything that rises must converge: AOC and Bernie Sanders chart the course to a...

With a continued willingness to listen to and learn from activists and explain their ideas to voters, these new leaders, along with the few true progressives in Congress like Senator Sanders who were traditionally kept out of the conversation, could build the kind of left that the United States and the world desperately needs.
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You are stealing our future: Greta Thunberg, 15, condemns the world’s inaction on climate...

"We have come here to let you know that change is coming, whether you like it or not. The real power belongs to the people. Thank you."

Wall Street, banks, and angry citizens

The inequality gap on a planet growing more extreme.

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