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February 11, 2007

The profits in prisons

Thanks to this post at Think Outside the Cage, I saw new information about who profits from increased prison populations:  private prison corporations.  As this Forbes article details, "Corrections Corp. of America, which operates prisons and detention facilities, said Thursday its fourth-quarter profit climbed 37 percent, as inmate populations rose and new contracts went into effect."

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