The Common Good

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WATCH: Would Putting Me in Prison Serve the Common Good?
Originally Posted: 05/09/2013 - 11:02am | Type: Blog

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world — about 1.6 million people in 2010. Mass incarceration in our country is a problem, one that too often serves to line the pockets of for-profit ...

Corrections for Profit
Originally Posted: 04/26/2012 - 10:04am | Type: Blog

A concerning trend of late has been the growth of “for profit” prisons. Spearheaded by companies like Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), the goal is to relieve states of the job of running prisons. Almo ...