Private prisons: How US corporations make money out of locking you up

Featured Image: Prison yard in Jackson Michigan, (ca. 1920) SOURCE Library of Congress (Public Domain)

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Published on Nov 7, 2013

Today the US is home to 5% of the world’s population but a quarter of the world’s prisoners. It also has the highest rate of youth imprisonment and on any given day there are more than 70,000 youths in detention. And the biggest winners of this mass incarceration? The for-profit prison companies whose business models essentially depend on locking more and more people up.

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