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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

USA - You Go To Prison, They Get Paid.... W.T.F.

"...Corrections Corporation of America, the nation's largest operator of for-profit prisons, has sent letters recently to 48 states offering to buy up their prisons as a remedy for "challenging corrections budgets." In exchange, the company is asking for a 20-year management contract, plus an assurance that the prison would remain at least 90 percent full, according to a copy of the letter obtained by The Huffington Post...".* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.



Stuff They Don't Want You to Know - Prisons and Profit.. W.T.F. 
The U.S. has the world's largest prison population, and some prisoners are held by private companies. Proponents of this practice believe the state saves money, but not everyone buys the official story. Tune in to learn more about for-profit prisons.