RT reports on the effort to capitalize on the profit generated from imprisoning people. YoungTurks Anna Kasparian reports on CCA.
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2011/11/20111127105458655442.html#.T45NxXqWxxA.facebook “With 1 in 100 American adults behind bars, falling crime rates and a cash-strapped economy, the United States would seem ripe for the kinds of national reforms that might keep people out of prison. Recent polls have shown that even our law-and-order-minded citizenry would rather see penalties eased for certain criminals than pay more money to keep them locked up. […]
http://www.democracynow.org/2011/8/5/new_expos_tracks_alec_private_prison AMY GOODMAN: “The Hidden History of ALEC and Prison Labor” is our next segment. Lisa Graves, of the Center for Media and Democracy, in New Orleans. I wanted to turn now to the article I just referenced, which begins: “The breaded chicken patty your child bites into at school may have been made […]