Tag Archives: Private Prisons

Empire of Lies: Are ‘We the People’ Useful Idiots in the Digital Age?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Back in the heyday of the old Soviet Union, a phrase evolved to describe gullible western intellectuals who came to visit Russia and failed to notice the human and other costs of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Americas: Where the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Go to Jail

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its … Continue reading

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The Over-Criminalization of American Life

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The over-criminalization of America has undermined justice, the rule of law and legal egalitarianism. While the corporate media devotes itself to sports, entertainment, dining out and the latest political kerfuffle, America has … Continue reading

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Another Unsolvable Issue for Americans

Mass Incarceration, Prison Labor in the United States By John Stanton Source: Dissident Voice The Federal Prison Industries (FPI) under the brand UNICOR operates approximately 52 factories (prisons) across the United States. Prisoners manufacture or assemble a number of products … Continue reading

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MEET HILLARY’S CAMPAIGN CHAIR: “Moneyman” John Podesta and his Revolving Door

By Gustav Wynn Source: OpEdNews.com If you haven’t heard yet about John Podesta, don’t be surprised – the major media’s radio silence belies his power and influence, working both inside and outside the US government to bundle campaign money and … Continue reading

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Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute In the American police state, you’re either a prisoner (shackled, controlled, monitored, ordered about, limited in what you can do and say, your life not your own) or a prison bureaucrat (police … Continue reading

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What?!? Private prisons suing states for millions if they don’t stay full

By Terry Shropshire Source: rollingout.com The prison-industrial complex is so out of control that private prisons have the sheer audacity to order states to keep beds full or face their wrath with stiff financial penalties, according to reports. Private prisons … Continue reading

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The Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?

By Vicky Pelaez Source: Global Research Human rights organizations, as well as political and social ones, are condemning what they are calling a new form of inhumane exploitation in the United States, where they say a prison population of up to … Continue reading

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