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Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths

Investigation Into Private Prisons Reveals Crowding, Under-Staffing And Inmate Deaths By editor DAVE DAVIES, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Dave Davies, in for Terry Gross, who’s off this week. Last week, the Justice Department announced it would start to … Continue reading

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Prison industry vendors react to “prison reform” talk

Private prison stocks collapse after Justice Department promises to phase them out By Christopher Ingraham August 18 at 1:48 PM (Photo by Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) The Justice Department on Thursday announced that it will end the use of private … Continue reading

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Private Prison Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision

Private Prison Companies Will Still Lock Up Immigrants, Despite DOJ Decision The new policy won’t keep the government from making money off detained immigrants. 08/18/2016 06:09 pm ET Roque Planas National Reporter for The Huffington Post. The United States government … Continue reading

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The US Justice Department will stop using private prisons

The US Justice Department will stop using private prisons Federal officials announced the change in light of a damning internal report. But how significant is the decision? Updated by German Lopez on August 18, 2016, 12:44 p.m. ET @germanrlopez german.lopez@vox.com … Continue reading

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Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons

Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons By Matt Zapotosky August 18 at 12:00 PM Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates instructed Justice Department officials Thursday to end its use of private prisons. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) The Justice Department … Continue reading

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Inside the administration’s $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers

Inside the administration’s $1 billion deal to detain Central American asylum seekers The entrance to the South Texas Residential Facility in Dilley, Tex., subject of a $1 billion deal to provide detention facilities for asylum seekers. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/For The Washington … Continue reading

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Military Outsourcing Offers Savings, Expertise

Military Outsourcing Offers Savings, Expertise July 19, 2016 · by ADF · in Features Contractors can be a real asset to today’s armed forces. But military oversight must continue after the contract is signed. ADF STAFF Photos by THE ASSOCIATED … Continue reading

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America’s Addiction to Mercenaries

America’s Addiction to Mercenaries Washington’s reliance on private contractors to fight its wars has mutated into a strategic vulnerability. U.S. Marines in Afghanistan Asmaa Waguih / Reuters   Sean McFate 6:14 PM ET Global A decade ago, I found myself … Continue reading

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Private federal prisons — less safe, less secure

Private federal prisons — less safe, less secure By Joe Davidson | Columnist August 12 at 7:00 AM Law enforcement officials from a wide variety of agencies converge on the Willacy County Correctional Center in Raymondville, Tex., on Feb. 20, … Continue reading

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Trump aide teamed up with Saudi prince to arm al-Qaeda affiliated groups in Syria

Trump aide teamed up with Saudi prince to arm al-Qaeda affiliated groups in Syria [VIDEO] August 12th, 2016 Brad Hoff Global Global   Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has once again claimed that both President Obama and Hillary Clinton “founded … Continue reading

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