Corporate Prison Leaders Tell the Truth About Themselves

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From our friend Arnie over at Inzane Times, weighing in on the ugly truth about the corporate prison system and their efforts to get our Congress and state legislators to sell off justice:

Corporate Prison Leaders Tell the Truth about Themselves

March 17, 2013 by aalpert

FORM 10-K IS A TREASURE TROVE OF INFORMATION

Maggie Hassan made it pretty clear during her successful campaign for governor that she has no interest in turning over control of New Hampshire’s prisons to for-profit corporations.  The majority of Executive Councilors elected in November feel the same.  While the State is still formally reviewing proposals from four private companies to build and operate its prisons, the chance that a contract for prison operation would be drawn up in the next two years is about as close to zero as it can get.  So why have at least two of the companies (CCA and MTC) bothered to invest in lobbying services to defeat HB 443, a bill which would ban private prisons in New Hampshire?

Read more on: Corporate Prison Leaders Tell the Truth About Themselves directly from the source.

For more on the privatization of public services: check this excellent article at truthout.org : Five Poisons of Privatization

thanks to the folks over at the Privatization Blog

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One thought on “Corporate Prison Leaders Tell the Truth About Themselves

  1. mhasegawa says:

    NH needs to stay far away from CCA. It was founded by people I knew when I worked in the Virginia State government. They were all fired after an escape from Virginia’s death row in 1984. Daryl Cumber Dance wrote a wonderful book about it called Long Gone. And I know people who worked for CCA. They are mainly interested in profit and don’t really care about offering decent services. My take on privitization: You may think you are saving money, but it costs you in the long run.

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