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The Washington Post

Thousands of ICE detainees claim they were forced into labor, a violation of anti-slavery laws 

Justice Department will again use private prisons

Ava DuVernay's Netflix film '13th' reveals how mass incarceration is an extension of slavery

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

Inside the administration's $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers

Update: Columbia University divesting from private prison companies


DOJ walks back guidance discouraging use of private prisons

U.S. Justice Department to end use of private prisons

Sandy Fonzo discusses the prison for profit scheme that killed her son

The New York Times

Trump Immigration Crackdown Is Great For Private Prison Stocks

Immorality of Private Prisons

Under Mr. Trump, Private Prisons Thrive Again

U.S. to Phase Out Use of Private Prisons for Federal Inmates

A Modern System of Debtor Prisons

Poor Land in Jail as Companies Add Huge Fees for Probation


US to end federal use of private prisons


Clinton campaign gives private prison lobbyist cash to charity


Prison stocks are flying on Trump victory

A billion-dollar-plus industry Clinton may sentence to death

National Public Radio

Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

What Does The Justice Dept. Decision To End Private Prisons Mean For The Future?

Is American Engaged In A 'Vicious Circle' Of Jailing The Poor?

Why For Profit Prisons House More Inmates Of Color

NBC News

Private Probation Services Penalize the Poor, New Report Says

Wall Street Journal

Justice Department Says It Will Stop Using Private Prisons

Huffington Post

The Scourge Of For-Profit Video Visitation In Prisons And Jails

Lesson from Kids for Cash: Don't Bring Back For-Profit Incarceration

Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Policy That Curtailed DOJ's Private Prison Use

Private Prisons Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision

Mark Zuckerberg: 'We Can't Jail Our Way To A Just Society'

Gary Johnson Has Been A Champion Of Private Prisons Throughout His Career

The Justice Department Is Going To Stop Using Private Prisons

Mississippi Jails Are Losing Inmates, And Local Officials Are 'Devastated' By The Loss Of Revenue

Bernie Sanders Will Ban Private Prisons. Hillary Clinton Accepted $133,246 From Prison Lobbyists

Private Prisons: No Cause for Celebration

Jan Brewer, AZ Governor, Has Ties To Private Prisons That House Those Locked Up By New Immigration Law

The Nation

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Would End Private Prison Contracts

ABA Journal

Prison Break: Budget Crises Drive Reform, But Private Jails Press On


Banking On Bondage: Private Prisons And Mass Incarceration


Hillary Clinton Vows to Turn Down Donations from Private Prison Companies

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Ban Private Prisons

Common Dreams

Sanders and Activists Say DOJ Ban on Private Prisons Doesn't Go Far Enough

'Justice Is Not For Sale': Sanders Leads Charge Against For-Profit Prisons

Mother Jones

A Federal Judge Put Hundreds of Immigrants Behind Bars While Her Husband Invested in Private Prisons

The Feds Just Slammed One of the Country's Biggest Private Prison Companies - Once Again

Justice Department Plans to Stop Using Private Prisons

My four months as a private prison guard.

Is the Gates Foundation Still Investing in Private Prisons?

America's 10 Worst Prisons: Walnut Grove


Private Prison Stocks Are Surging After Trump's Win

A Boom Behind Bars

Los Angeles Times

This industry stands to benefit from Trump's crackdown on the border

Think Progress

Private Prison Profits Skyrocket, As Executives Assure Investors Of ‘Growing Offender Population

Three States Dump Major Private Prison Company In One Month

U.S. News

Immigrant Center to Be Built in Texas for $110M

Arizona doesn't need any more for-profit prisons

The end of the for-profit prison era?

The Arizona Republic

Mesa could be first city in Arizona to privatize jail operations

Immigration crackdown is golden for private prisons

Private prisons are costly and unconstitutional

Ducey shafts Kingman schools to line wallet of private prison operator

The Atlantic

The Prison-Industrial Complex

BuzzFeed News

Private Prisons Are "Clear Beneficiaries" Of Trump Presidency


Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation's Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals

Judge Convicted in Pennsylvania Kids For Cash Scheme, Faces Long Prison Term and Class Action Lawsuit


How much do private prisons stand to gain from Trump's immigration enforcement policies?

Economics Nobel Prize 2016 winner Oliver Hart showed the danger of private prisons

Grassroots Leadership

Private prison influence on Texas lawmakers includes lobbying, campaign cash, and ideas for new laws

Locked Up and Shipped Away: Interstate Prisoner Transfers and the Private Prison Industry

Koch Institute mass incarceration panelists call out private prisons


Taxpayer Money Used to Promote Private Prisons: Report

Democracy Journal

Is the Private Prison Industry Still Too Big to Fail?

American Friends Service Committee

Arizona further invests public retirement in private prisons

Treatment Industrial Complex (TIC)

Drug Sentencing in Arizona: A Prescription for Failure

Community Cages: Profitizing community corrections and alternatives to incarceration

U.S. Department of Justice - Office of the Inspector General

Audit of the U.S. Marshals Service Contract with CoreCivic to operate Leavenworth, KS Detention Center


Senators to Trump administration: your use of private prisons looks like a reward to campaign donors

A federal report just confirmed it: for profit prisons are more dangerous than public ones

Global Research

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


Private Prisons: American Slavery, Under New Management


Private prisons are already experiencing a boon under Trump - and critics want to know why


How Trump's Criminal Justice Plan is Really More For-Profit Incarceration

Why Some NFL Players Want Congress to Tackle Social Justice Issues


Profits are king in private prisons industry

Charlotte Observer

Immigrant group targets Wells Fargo for supporting 'Trump campaign of hate'

Moyers & Company

Taking on the Private Prison Industry's Corporate Backers

King County

Council acts to prevent county use of private prisons

AudioBoom Podcast

Private prisons love Donald Trump

Private prisons: The $5B industry growing under Trump

Houston Chronicle

Private prisons boom in Texas and across America under Trump's immigration crackdown


Private prisons don't save us money, don't make us safer