Private Prisons: Where Prisoners Become Profit

Episode 34,  Mar 02, 08:15 AM

At this very moment, there are a bunch of business owners and investors in the United States who profit off people being arrested and imprisoned. It doesn’t seem right and definitely doesn’t feel legal, yet here we are. Welcome to the shocking history of Private Prisons. Today, we talk about the all-American story about how capitalism kept slavery alive long after it was abolished. Plus we discuss how state and federal governments still use these horrible facilities today. 

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