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The Corporate Situation of the Prison Population

Posted by The Situationist Staff on November 7, 2009

In the video below, Free Speech TV’s news magazine program SourceCode looks inside the private prison boom, and at the growing opposition to for-profit private prisons, jails, and detention centers.

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Stephen Colbert recently parodied the trend.

Vodpod videos no longer available.

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For a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Conference on the Free Market Mindset,” The Situation of Solitary Confinement,” The Situation of Punishment (and Forgiveness),” “Clarence Darrow on the Situation of Crime and Criminals,” “The Situation of Punishment,” “Why We Punish,” “The Situation of Death Row,” and “Lessons Learned from the Abu Ghraib Horrors.”

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