Category Archives: Private Prison Industry

Investigative Report: “Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public”

Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public By Beau Hodai, July 11, 2011 “An exhaustive DBA Press analysis of thousands of pages of documents obtained through public records requests over the past several months has … Continue reading

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Prison Legal News survey examines prison phone contracts, kickbacks

Nationwide PLN Survey Examines Prison Phone Contracts, Kickbacks by John E. Dannenberg Originally published in Prison Legal News, April, 2011: https://www.prisonlegalnews.org/23083_displayArticle.aspx Download PDF (contains PLN Associate Editor Alex Friedmann comment to FCC on ‘Wright Petition’). An exhaustive analysis of prison … Continue reading

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Frank Smith of Private Corrections Working Group talks for-profit incarceration with Randi Rhodes

Private Corrections Working Group Field Organizer Frank Smith discussed issues surrounding the for-profit prison industry with Premier Radio Networks’ Randi Rhodes, May 19, 2011. Frank Smith on Randi Rhodes Smith, who has been fighting private prison development nationwide for the … Continue reading

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