Former inmate describes being tortured in max security prison The prison industrial complex makes billions of dollars in profits each year and in a recent case at a correction facility in Baltimore, 12 female guards were impregnated by an inmate. Guards at the facility were also indicted for helping prisoners run drug operations and the union representing the guards has claimed they found several systematic weaknesses that contributed to the problem.
US under fire over privatization of prisons Outside a correctional facility just a few miles from the US Congress, prison guards and rights activists gathered to speak out against the continued privatization of prisons throughout the US.
"The prison industrial complex is a system situated at the intersection of government and private interest. It uses prison as a solution to social, political, and economic problems. It includes human rights violations, the death penalty, slave labor, policing, the courts, the media, political prisoners and the elimination of dissent." [follow this link to find a cache of videos on crime, law, and deviance: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/1/category/crimelawdeviance3d318b896e/1.html]
Indefinite detention, torture, push button executions without trial, warrantless wire-taps, thousands of prisoners of a failed drug war rotting in for-profit prisons--send her back. She doesn't belong here any more. Blame the Republicans. Blame the Democrats. Shame on all of us.
Children Locked Up For Life: 10 Shockers About America's Prison System Twice as many people rot in prison for crack use than for violent crimes. Children are being locked up for life. What's wrong with our criminal justice system?
Should the Governor pardon Marissa Alexander? with Senator Dwight Bullard originally posted:www.letstalkaboutit.info fb:www.facebook.com/LetsTalkRadio Listen in as we talk to Florida Senator Dwight Bullard about the fight for clemency for Marissa Alexander, a domestic violence victim spending 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot against an abusive spouse into a wall. For more information about the case:bit.ly/IYJutC For Change.org petition:bit.ly/154Ij0X