by Alan Pyke Sep 22, 2015
The inmates Pope Francis visits this weekend must rely on for-profit corporations for health care, food, and communication with the outside world.
by Carimah Townes Sep 17, 2015
"Study after study after study has shown private prisons are not cheaper, they are not safer, and they do not provide better outcomes for either the prisoners or the state."
by Kira Lerner Aug 20, 2015
He has called for-profit prisons "morally repugnant and a national tragedy."
by Alan Pyke Aug 17, 2015
It's against state law in Tennessee for prison employees to pocket money directly from the labor inmates perform.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Aug 4, 2015
As more immigrant detainees get released, some privately owned prisons are starting to default on their debts.
by Carimah Townes Jul 6, 2015
Chaos at Kingman is a normal state of affairs.
by Aviva Shen Jun 23, 2015
Students protested for over a year after discovering $10 million in investments with notorious private prison companies.
by Aviva Shen Jun 15, 2015 Updated: Jun 15, 2015
The nurse tending to his injuries allegedly told him they "had seen much worse come off that bus."
by Aviva Shen Apr 15, 2015
Plaintiffs were told they couldn't leave the courthouse until they paid a fee.
by Alice Ollstein Apr 8, 2015
A nurse who supports the strike describes abysmal conditions at the jail, including broken or dirty equipment, rushed procedures and severe understaffing.