The private sector pitched capitalism as a solution to mass incarceration, but 20 to 30 years later, they proved they could make money off of the war on drugs and little else
A deep dive into Lauren-Brooke Eisen's book, Inside Private Prisons.
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There is nothing more true to America than using the private sector to address the problem of mass incarceration by turning imprisoning people into an industry. In the 1990s to early 2000s, an explosion of private prisons appeared to absorb t…