Archive for 'Prison Issues'

Stanford Daily: The American private prison system

Stanford Daily: The American private prison system

May 4, 2016 – Kyle D’Souza | Staff Writer “For the first time in years, a voiceless people across the United States is finally being empowered to help solve what I believe is the greatest problem [...]

Washington Post: Sanders to push a plan to ban private companies from running prisons

Washington Post: Sanders to push a plan to ban private companies from running prisons

By John Wagner September 17 at 6:47 AM “Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will unveil a plan Thursday to ban privately run jails and prisons, which he says have a “perverse incentive” to increase the number of [...]

Buzzfeed:  The Prison Guard Who Couldn’t Escape Prison

Buzzfeed: The Prison Guard Who Couldn’t Escape Prison

Albert Samaha | BuzzFeed News Reporter Scott Jones loved being a correctional officer at California’s High Desert State Prison. Then he saw his colleagues commit enough abuses that he saw no choice but to break the code [...]