Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Corrections Corporation to States: We’ll Buy Your Prisons if You Promise to Keep Them Full

Corrections Corporation to States: We’ll Buy Your Prisons if You Promise to Keep Them Full:
“Corrections Corporation of America, the nation’s largest operator of for-profit prisons, has sent letters recently to 48 states offering to buy up their prisons as a remedy for “challenging corrections budgets.” In exchange, the company is asking for a 20-year management contract, plus an assurance that the prison would remain at least 90 percent full, according to a copy of the letter obtained by The Huffington Post…”
Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.