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Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Prison industrial complex

A report has been released chronicling the political strategies of private prison companies "working to make money through harsh policies and longer sentences." Government spending on corrections has soared since 1997 by 72 percent, costing up to $74 billion in 2007. All the while, the private prison industry has packed in tremendous profits. Ana Kasparian of the Young Turks joins RT's Lauren Lyster live from the Los Angeles studio.

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