Corrections Corporation of America
A Private-Prison CEO Is Actually Testifying About a Brutal Assault in His Facility
A trial starting this week offers a rare window into the workings of the typically opaque private-prison industry, which is due for a big boost under Donald Trump.
Welcome to Stewart Detention Center, the Black Hole of America's Immigration System
At Stewart, roughly 1,700 men wait to find out whether they'll be deported from the United States. Chances are, they will be.
The US Government Is Spending Millions to Illegally Lock Up Immigrant Families
Private prison companies are reaping in government cash to run detention centers for immigrant families, despite a court ruling ordering the Obama administration to close the controversial facilities.
Why I Invested in the Prison-Industrial Complex
Even in times of uncertainty, the corporations that build and operate prisons and jails seem guaranteed to turn a profit.
Corporations Are Cashing in on California's Prison Overcrowding Crisis
California is being forced by the courts to move inmates out of its overcrowded prison system, which is just another opportunity for the people who make money from incarceration to cash in.
Public Schoolteachers' Pensions Are Partially Funded by Private Prisons
Retirement funds for public school teachers (as well as other government employees) in several states have a combined $90 million invested in Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and GEO Group, one of the largest private-prison companies in the...