Tag Archives: Corrections Corporation of America

The Justice Department Is Phasing Out Its Use of Private Prisons: Will the States Follow Suit? — Podcast August 29, 2016

Has the Justice Department Just Struck the First Significant Blow In the Battle Against Rent-Seeking In Our Correctional Systems? Democratic Perspective hosts Mike Cosentino, Gary LaMaster, and Steve Williamson review the Justice Department’s announcement that some federal contracts with private prison corporations are being phased out. This … Continue reading

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Turning Prisoners Into Profits.

On December 9, 2013, Democratic Perspective aired an interview with Dianne Post. Post is an attorney and leader of the Arizona Justice Alliance, a statewide coalition dedicated to exposing the problems with prisons. According to Post, 23 percent of Arizona … Continue reading

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Privatizing Prisons — Podcast June 11, 2012

Privatizing Prisons: A Bad Idea for Arizona and for the Nation: Bill Timberman joins Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson to discuss the movement to privatize state prisons in Arizona and nationwide — who’s behind it, why they’re pushing … Continue reading

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