AZ review shows private prisons cost more. So legislature ends the study.

This is typical of GOP deception.  If it doesn’t fit the narrative, quash it, deny it or ignore it. Daily Kos If you’re a state hellbent on turning corrections over to the for-profit prison industry, what do you do when an annual survey shows that private jails are often more expensive than the old fashioned… More AZ review shows private prisons cost more. So legislature ends the study.

Private Prison Charges Inmates $5 A Minute For Phone Calls While They Work For $1 A Day

I understand that corporations exist to make profits, but at least pay your “employees” enough to pay for things that you charge them. Five days of work gives them enough for a one minute phone call.  That’s absurd.  Essentially, the inmates are slaves, based upon that calculation. Think Progress Last year the Corrections Corporation of America(CCA),… More Private Prison Charges Inmates $5 A Minute For Phone Calls While They Work For $1 A Day

Private Prisons Spend Millions On Lobbying To Put More People In Jail

One can say that today, all the posts on TFC  have something in common: reporting on corporate malfeasance aided by political and judicial collusion. Think Progress Yesterday, the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) released a report chronicling the political strategies of private prison companies “working to make money through harsh policies and longer sentences.” The report’s authors note… More Private Prisons Spend Millions On Lobbying To Put More People In Jail