Prison Industrial Complex

Prison; Solitary Confinement; Prison Profits; Capital Punishment; Guantánamo Bay; Torture; Police; Police State; Debtor's Prison

dream_of_freedom 103015m57 111416p56 071815l49 030115e41 Prison: Police State; Police; Prison Watch; America, The Gulag Nation; Global Gulag; Privatized Prisons & the Global Drug Syndicate; Concentration Camp Uncovered By Reporters; News Crew Crashes Denver's DNC Concentration Camp; Troy Chapman & the orange cat; Liberty and Law, not "Law and Order" , 3/24/9; QI - US prison population; Social impact of rising prison population; Why Does The United States Have Such A Huge Prison Population?; Prisoners forced to submit to radiation experiments for private foreign companies, 3/20/10; U.S.: Worlds Worst Prison State; High Budgetary Cost of Incarceration, 6/10; Obama's Gitmo by the Numbers, 7/16/10; Modern Political Prisoners in America, 7/17/10; U.S. boasts highest prison incarceration numbers in world; Political Prisoners In America, 8/9/10; Aging inmates putting strain on states’ prison systems, 8/17/10; L.A. jail tests 'intolerable heat' beam on brawling inmates, 8/24/10; One in 28 US kids has a parent in prison, 9/29/10; Is inmate rehabilitation succeeding? Yeah, sure.; Torture commonly occurs in America's homeland gulag, 11/14/10; Georgia inmates use cellphones to stage historic nonviolent strike, 12/14/10; Outlawed, Cellphones Are Thriving in Prisons, 1/2/11; Eco-Fascists Call For Prison Cities, 1/6/11; Why are Prisoners Building Patriot Missiles?, 3/7/11; Prison Rape: Still a Problem. Government: Still Not All That Concerned About It, 3/9/11; Appalling US political prison abuse, 3/30/11; Another political prisoner in America's homeland gulag, 4/3/11; A Voluntaryist interpretation of prison slavery, 4/6/11; Mass Incarceration Creates Costly Disaster Across America, 4/6/11; US gulag prison system injustice, 4/27/11; WE'RE #1, WE'RE #1 - US is #1 in all sorts of ways, 5/1/1; California's prison system near collapse as Supreme Court orders release of 30,000 prisoners, 6/9/11; Private Prisons and the American Police State, 6/19/11; Matt Stoller: Who Wants Keep the War on Drugs Going AND Put You in Debtor’s Prison?, 6/24/11; Study: Black men survive longer in prison than out, 7/14/11; Congress and Obama: We Need More Innocent People in Prison, 8/17/11; Victimless Crime Constitutes 86% of The Federal Prison Population, 9/29/11; America's Prison Hell Homeland Gulag, 10/2/11; Crack sentence cuts begin, thousands may go free, 11/1/11; alcatraz Feds concerned about hackers opening prison doors, 11/4/11; Inside Romanias secret CIA prison, 12/8/11; South Korea plans robo-cops to police prison, 1/6/12; Political Prisoners in America's Gulag, 2/21/12; 13 Signs That America's Prison System Is Out Of Control, 4/12/12; Why Are Prisoners Committing Suicide in Pennsylvania?, 4/18/12; US Wastes Tons Of Money Keeping Harmless Old People In Jail, 6/13/12; Poor Land in Jail as Companies Add Huge Fees for Probation, 7/2/12; Mass. Gov. Patrick blasts ‘warehousing of non-violent drug offenders’, 7/31/12; INFOGRAPHIC: See Who's In Prison In The U.S. And How They Got There, 8/28/12; Books or Prison Bars? The USA now spends more on jails than on higher education, 9/3/12; Gov't Guarantees 90% Occupancy Rate In Private Prisons, 9/12/12; Done deal: Feds to buy Thomson prison from state for $165 million, 10/2/12; How Pretrial Detention Ruins Lives, 11/21/12; British Reporter Lived Life On A Female Chain Gang In The Blazing Arizona Desert, 11/27/12; Inmates Allege They Were Abused With Hot Sauce, 12/3/12; Private Prison Company Muscles into Law Enforcement, Creating Occupants for Its Prisons, 12/3/12; Do We Really Need a Second Gitmo?, 12/3/12; Low-income Americans languish in jail because they can’t afford bail, 12/17/12; Google Earth Exposes North Korea's Secret Prison Camps, 1/25/13; North Korea's secret gulag prisons serve as model for where Obama is taking America, 2/7/13; Inside A Secret CIA Prison In The Polish Countryside, 2/8/13; New Mexico Man Held 22 Months Without Trial Is Awarded $15.5 Million, 3/7/13; California under fire for race-based lockdowns that can last for years, 4/12/13; Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval, 7/7/13; $4.1M Accident That Can Never Happen, 8/2/13; One In 25 Americans Was Arrested In 2011, 8/7/13; Locked Up In America, 10/24/13; Today's Drug War Outrage: Man Dies In Jail Cell After Misdemeanor Pot Offense, 11/6/13; Federal Prison Population Grows 27 Percent in 10 Years, 12/6/13; What's Next For The US Prison System?, 12/20/13; U.S. Prisons are part of a Predatory System, Invested in Slavery, 12/22/13; Food Behind Bars Isn’t Fit for Your Dog, 12/23/13; Nearly Half of Black Men Arrested by Age 23, 1/20/14; This World Map Shows The Enormity Of America's Prison Problem, 1/24/14; America Is a Vast Slave and Prison Nation, 1/27/14; Kids for Cash: Private Prisons and the Judges who fill them, 2/10/14; Five Stunning Facts About America's Prison System You Haven't Heard, 4/29/14; 8.6% of the U.S. adult population has a felony conviction, 6/5/14; Chicago now charging innocent people 'arrest fees' simply for being arrested, 6/10/14; California Sterilized Inmates Without Lawful Consent, 6/20/14; How Companies Gouge Prison Inmates, 6/27/14; Why Won't California Release Innocent Men from Prison?, 7/4/14; Mentally ill Imprisoned, 7/22/14; Mass incarceration, perhaps the greatest social crisis in modern American history, is without parallel on a global scale, 7/23/14; Presumption of Guilt: The Global Overuse of Pretrial Detention, 9/14; An American Warden Visited A Norwegian Prison, And He Couldn't Believe What He Saw, 10/20/14; Norway's Island Prison For Violent Criminals Looks Like No Prison We've Ever Seen, 10/28/14; Judges are Free to Take Your Liberty For Anything – Didn’t Cut your Lawn – Jail Time!, 11/5/14; How the Doomsday Project Led to Warrantless Surveillance and Detention after 9/11, 11/13/14; Ultimate Prison – Earth, 11/16/14; Alcatraz: A Prison as Disneyland, 11/30/14; When a Cartoonist Landed in L.A. County Jail, She Drew What She Saw, Using Only a Golf Pencil, 12/31/14; This Map Shows You Just How Many Prisoners Are In Each US State, 1/5/15; Aerial Photos Expose the American Prison System’s Staggering Scale, 1/9/15; Prison State Of America: More Jails Than Colleges, 1/12/15; Prison survival guide, 2/23/15; Disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site', 2/24/15; Black Hole of Chicago, 2/25/15; Man Who Has Committed No Crime Has Been Held in Jail for 900 Days, 3/12/15; Incarceration Nation, 5/31/15; Disturbing Infographic – America’s Prison Population is Exploding, 6/6/15; Perfect reflection of the downfall of America: Old Wal-Mart being refurbished as a government-run prison, 6/13/15; Jailed for Being Broke, 6/23/15; 1.1 Million Drug Prisoners in the US, 7/31/15; US Prison System Is Actually Larger than Soviet Gulags, 8/23/15; Guantanamo Bay Prisons Could Be Moving To A Town Near You According To New Pentagon Plan, 9/2/15; America’s Incarcerated Population, Largest in World, Grew Even More Last Year, 12/30/15; US Has a Huge Rate of Whites in Incarceration, but Nobody’s Talking About It, 8/25/16; Largest Prison Strike In US History Protests Forced Slave Labor, 9/26/16; Mom Forced to Give Birth to Baby On Jail Cell Floor Over an Unpaid Traffic Ticket, 2/7/17

Solitary confinement: USA urged to end inmates’ 40 year-long solitary confinement, 6/6/11; Solitary confinement 'is driving men insane,' exonerated convict testifies, 6/19/12; Half a Life in Solitary: How Colorado Made a Young Man Insane, 11/13/13; Death Sentence for a $96 ticket, 2/11/14; U.N. Investigator: 80,000 People Held in Solitary Confinement in U.S. Every Day, 3/18/15; US man Albert Woodfox to be freed after 43 years in solitary, 6/9/15

Debtor's Prison

Debtor's Prison: In jail for being in debt, 6/9/10; In Jail For Being In Debt, 6/10/10; PR Push Against Strategic Defaulters Underway (Is There a Debtors’ Prison in Your Future?), 6/14/10; Welcome to Debtors' Prison, 2011 Edition, 3/16/11; In jail for being in debt, 3/17/11; Matt Stoller: Who Wants Keep the War on Drugs Going AND Put You in Debtor’s Prison?, 6/24/11; As economy flails, debtors' prisons thrive, 4/4/13; Comeback of debtors' prisons: U.S. courts revive Dickensian practice of jailing people for failing to pay legal fees, 12/25/13; Local courts reviving 'debtors' prison' for overdue fines, fees, 12/26/13; Abandonment of justice in America: Debtors' prisons on the rise across the country, 1/5/14; Town That Turned Poverty Into a Prison Sentence, 3/18/14; Short on Cash, “Poor Americans Ending Up in Modern-Day Debtors’ Prison” Over Traffic Fines, 4/1/15; Across the South, Many Jails Are Illegal Debtors' Prisons, 9/17/15; Here's How the Government Is Turning the Entire United States into a Debt Prison, 9/28/16; Town Busted Running "Debtor's Prison" Must Pay $680K, Sheriff Told to Resign, 3/15/17; Thousands of Innocent People Being Rounded Up & Jailed for Being Unable to Pay PRIVATE Debts, 2/22/18

Supervised Release: Standard Condition of Supervised Prison Release: We Get To Touch Your Penis, 10/4/13

prison-income Prison Industrial Complex: PROFITEERING OF PRISONERS/ PRIME STOCKHOLDERS IN CORRECTION CORP OF AMERICA, 11/30/5; GEO Group, Inc.: Despite a Crashing Economy, Private Prison Firm Turns a Handsome Profit, 3/1/9; Each U.S. Prisonor Generates Millions of Corporate Dollars!; Research explaining how living souls are made prisoners for the making of Billions of Dollars for the slave making Governments, 2/19/10; Private Prisons For Profit: Out of Control, 9/2/10; Prisoners of the system: Corporate organized crime runs the system of human trafficking for profit, 12/26/10; CAGING PEOPLE IS BIG BUSINESS, 5/28/11; Judges, Mark A. Ciavarella & Michael T. Conahan Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit, 6/9/11; inmate_labor Filling Prison Beds for Profit, 8/6/11; Profit from Suffering, 8/7/11; 'Profiteers of Misery': U.S. Private Prison Industrial Complex, 8/24/11; Charge Inmates To Stay In Jail? Riverside County Eyes $5M Revenue Boost, 11/3/11; Jailing Americans for Profit: The Rise of the Prison Industrial Complex, 4/12/12; Buying Prisons Is Big Business For Corporate Slave Traders, 4/26/12; Profiting From Prisons – American Teens Jailed for Having Sex or Being Late to School, 6/16/12; U.S.’s growing for-profit detention industry, 6/20/12; American prison labor means longer unemployment lines, 9/17/12; Prison labor booms in US as low-cost inmates bring billions, 12/9/12; Prison Industry in the United States: Big Business or a New Form of Slavery?, 1/31/13; Private Prisons: The More Americans They Put Behind Bars The More Money They Make, 3/12/13; Prison and Prohibition Profiteers, 3/19/13; Judge Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for "Selling" Kids to Private Prisons, 4/29/13; Lockup Quotas and “Low-Crime Taxes” Helping to Make Money for the Private Prison Industry, 9/22/13; Slave Dollars: State Guarantee Private Prisons 96% Occupancy, 9/22/13; PRI$ON, 9/24/13; Private prisons suing states for millions if they don’t stay full, 9/26/13; Meet the Prison Phone Company Profiting Off Love, 10/1/13; Meet the Medical Company Profiteering Off Prisons, 10/7/13; Private Prisons Profit on Youth, 10/26/13; Child-Stealers and Prison Profiteers: A Case Study, 2/27/14; Meet the Prison Bankers Who Profit From the Inmates, 9/30/14; Obama Is Making Money On Privatized Prisons and Slave Labor, 4/2/14; Banks Have the Federal Prison System Handcuffed, 10/5/14; Captive Labor, Capitalism’s Best Idea, 10/24/14; prisonindustrial-complex Why Did CA Fight To Keep Its Inmates In Jail? Cheap Labor, 11/21/14; Prison State America: Inmates becoming corporate slaves, 1/15/15; America's Growth Industry: Probation and Parole, 1/22/15; U.S. prison system a corporate-run "neo-slavery" trap, 1/31/15; Prison Labor is Industry’s “Best Kept Secret in Outsourcing” and What Has Killed Your Job, 4/20/15; Socialist Bernie Sanders' great idea: Abolish private prison-industrial complex destroying America, 10/7/15; Even in Government­-Run Prisons, the Profiteering off of Human Lives Is Staggering, 10/20/15; Private Prison Exec Waves Off Criminal Justice Reform, Predicts More Profits, 12/22/15; Cops And Lawmakers Exposed In Massive $800M Private Prison Bribery Conspiracy, 2/13/17

031516l Corrections Corporation of America (CCA): Largest operator of private prisons in the U.S.

Capital Punishment: Lethal Injustice, 8/16/11; Barbarity of Capital Punishment, 9/22/11; Dead Letter Office, 10/4/11; On Bringing Back the Firing Squad, 10/13/11; How America's Death Penalty Murders Innocents, 5/22/12; Texas: America's State-Sponsored Execution Capital, 7/1/13; Government Can’t be Trusted With the Death Penalty, 11/1/13; Ohio slowly executes man with agonizing experimental lethal injection that almost didn't work, 1/23/14; Electric chair could return, 2/5/14; Would Jesus Support the Death Penalty?, 5/2/14; Arizona injected death row inmate Joseph Wood 15 times in botched execution, 8/2/14; Death penalty states unmoved by botched execution, 12/28/14; Why did Utah bring back the firing squad? How the US kills people in 2015, 3/24/15; Death Penalty: Ultimate Corrupt, Big Government Program, 6/16/15; again, 6/22/15; FBI admits to routinely giving flawed forensic evidence in death penalty cases, 8/12/15

Secret Prisons: Communications Management Units and Prisoners Rights, 4/27/14

Guantánamo Bay: Most expensive prison on earth - cost $800,000 per prisoner PER YEAR, 11/10/11; New Guantanamo Commander Seeking to Diminish Detainee Rights Further, 12/27/11; Model for an American Police State?, 9/25/12; Gitmo costs U.S. $2.7 million per prisoner, 8/1/13; Music for Torture, 2/3/14; Gitmo force-feeding manual reveals gruesome practices, 10/17/14; GITMO: Symbol of America's Moral Depravity, 1/19/15


Torture: Shearer's - Waterboardin' USA; Playboy Journo Bets He Can Endure 15 Seconds Of Waterboarding, 4/21/9; CIA doctors face human experimentation claims, 9/2/9; Court Allows Torture Suit Against Rumsfeld, 3/11/10; Study: US media redefined torture after US started practicing it, 6/30/10; NY Times Torture Euphemism Generator!, 10/22/10; UN calls for probe into US inaction on torture, 10/23/10; Humiliate, strip, threaten: UK military interrogation manuals discovered, 10/25/10; War Criminals Pushing The Idea That Torture Is Vital To Our Security, 5/8/11; Court sanctions CIA for destroying torture tapes, 8/2/11; Judge Refuses to Sanction CIA for Destroying Torture Tapes, 10/6/11; Senate Considers Bill Authorizing More Torture, 11/30/11; British Find That Detainee Was Tortured As Part Of American Interrogation, 1/13/12; Beatings, sexual abuse, electric shock: US torture camps 'still operative', 3/20/12; Former CIA officer, Jose Rodriguez on waterboarding tape destruction: ‘Just getting rid of some ugly visuals’, 4/25/12; Jose Padilla, John Yoo, and Routine Exoneration for Government Criminals, 5/4/12; Totalitarian Tools, 7/12/12; Impunity at Home, Rendition Abroad: How Both Parties Made Illegality the American Way of Life, 8/14/12; Obama Ruling Shields Torturers, 9/7/12; Bringing Torture Back: Romney Wants to Waterboard Again, 9/29/12; Government wants to jail whistleblower for revealing CIA's 'Prime Torturer', 10/19/12; Naomi Wolf: Letter to Kathryn Bigelow on Zero Dark Thirty's Apology for Torture, 1/4/13; Debating Torture Is Like Debating Whether Rape Is Good, 1/26/13; CIA nominee had detailed knowledge of "enhanced interrogation techniques", 1/30/13; CIA 'whistleblower' sentenced to prison, 1/31/13; Hidden History of Water Torture, 2/25/13; Waterboarding Is A Big Joke At Cheney Roast, 10/8/13; CIA forced doctors to violate ethics code to torture suspected terrorists after 9/11, 11/4/13; Healthcare Professionals Involvement in US Torture, 11/9/13; US doctors participated in CIA-run torture of 9/11 suspects, 11/14/13; Contrary to Obama's promises, the US military still permits torture, 1/25/14; If You Are Arrested in the US You stand a good chance of being tortured, 2/3/14; Senate Report Exposes Torture and Misrepresentations By CIA Officials . . . But Recommends No Prosecution, 4/1/14; When CIA Tortured Detainees to Death — And Agents Escaped Accountability and Were Promoted, 4/2/14; Psychologist Behind The CIA's Torture Program Desperately Wants To Speak Out, 4/18/14; White House Censoring What US Public Can Know About Torture Program, 7/30/14; “We Tortured Some Folks”: Obama Admits United States Committed Acts Violating Federal and International Law, 8/1/14; History of the C.I.A.’s Secret Interrogation Program, 12/9/14; Obama's Reaction to the Senate Report: Torture is Good, 12/9/14; Horrific Torture Report Shows Why Much Of The World Considers America To Be The Nazis Of The 21st Century, 12/9/14; Why the Founding Fathers thought banning Torture Foundational to the US Constitution, 12/9/14; CIA Paid 2 Men $80 Million To Come Up With Ways To Torture People, 12/9/14; President Obama Praises "Patriotic" Torturers, Says USA "Greatest Force For Human Dignity The World Has Ever Seen", 12/9/14; CIA Cited Israeli Court Rulings to Justify Torture, 12/9/14; United States of Torture, 12/10/14; CIA ‘Torture’ Practices Started Long Before 9/11 Attacks, 12/10/14; Justice Dept Spurns Calls to Prosecute CIA Torturers, 12/10/14; Horrifying Details Show Doctors' Role In CIA Torture, 12/11/14; CIA & Torture – All Americans Are Now At Risk When Captured, 12/12/14; American Inquisition, 12/13/14; Military and CIA Interrogation Program Has Not Stopped, 12/13/14; Doing the Indefensible: Defending Torture, 12/15/14; US government's sadistic torture reflected in long history of inhumane medical experiments using drugs and vaccines, 12/18/14; New Poll Shows US Citizens in Every Demographic Support Torture (Republicans, Democrats, White, Black, Young, Old), 12/18/14; Meet Alfreda Bikowsky, the Senior Officer at the Center of the CIA's Torture Scandals, 12/19/14; We’ve Known for 1,700 Years that Torture Produces False Confessions, 12/19/14; Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses, 12/21/14; Michael [son of Ronald] Reagan: We Should Thank Those Who Torture, 12/25/14; CIA torture program was “Dick Cheney’s baby, 2/15/15; Guantánamo torturer led brutal Chicago regime of shackling and confession, 2/18/15; American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, 4/30/15; CIA torture report won’t be released to public, judge rules, 5/22/15; CIA torture appears to have broken spy agency rule on human experimentation, 6/15/15; Cover-up of Torture in America’s Prisons, 8/18/15; Why Torture Doesn't Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation, 11/4/15; Chicago Police Torture ‘Black Site’ Exposed at Hearing, 12/17/15; Torture: Stopping Terrorism...Or Is It Terrorism?, 5/3/16

Bruce Jessen: Torturer in the Pulpit, 10/24/12; again, 10/26/12
John Yoo: Yoo's Got Mail, 9/7/10