About: Nick Penniman


February 15, 2012

America’s Gulag: The Money (in Politics) Behind Prison Privatization

Republic Report’s Suzanne Merkelson contributed writing and research to this article. The Huffington Post published an excellent piece yesterday by reporter Chris Kirkham describing how the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) wants to buy up state prisons, all under the guise of helping state governments deal with their budget shortfalls. Called the Corrections Investment Initiative
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