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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 facing America. Over the ...
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Washington Post: Sanders to push a plan to ban private ...

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 incarcerated people in the ...
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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 of silence, turning himself ...