Prison Industrial Complex - This comes as no surprise in a system that
utilizes privatized prisons. Prisons for profit are fertile soil for corruption
at the expense of all Americans. Our government incentivizes an increase
in prison populations by privately contracting with prison corporations,
and then that same government prosecutes those who engage in the very
behavior it created. Who is the bigger hypocrite here? The solution has
to be an end to a private, government-sponsored prison system.
Read more about this issue in an
article by the New York Times.