Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private PrisonsAug 16, 2019
As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits.
Jul 03, 2019
This is a call to action.
Jun 28, 2019
Structured as real-estate investment trusts, private companies could receive funds to build prisons and lease them to governments for use.
Feb 14, 2019
The Atlanta-based rapper’s untimely run-in with immigration enforcement agents offers a window into the world of the tens of thousands of immigrants currently locked in ICE jails.
Jan 03, 2019
What needs to be done to be done to end our half-century long incarceration nightmare?
Sep 13, 2018
Many in the path of the storm, including poor residents and hundreds of prisoners, are forced to stay put.
Aug 15, 2018
A new Republican bill would slap nonviolent criminals with 15-year mandatory minimum sentences. White-collar crimes, property crimes, and drug-related offenses would all count toward being considered a “career armed criminal.”
Jan 23, 2018
We can only imagine what Donald Trump will say when he addresses the World Economic Forum at the elite ski resort.
Oct 17, 2017
As a Louisiana sheriff’s off-the-cuff remarks and the California wildfires remind us, all states depend on and profit from putting prisoners to work—and that’s a problem.
Oct 12, 2017
The high profits of expensive phone calls and video visits are often too lucrative for prisons—which can get a share of those profits—to pass up.
Sep 08, 2017
The poor, the old, and the disabled seldom seek shelter—because they can’t. And often no one evacuates inmates.
Aug 14, 2017
Guards at the Adelanto Detention Center responded to asylum seekers’ hunger strike with violence and pepper spray.
May 08, 2017
The impact of imprisoned parents on children shows how criminal justice policy is education policy.
Apr 12, 2017
The attorney general is courting law enforcement by reducing accountability and renewing a war on people of color.
Apr 04, 2017
Forty-nine years after King was assassinated, the left’s organizing vanguards seek to continue his work.
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