This video explains how corporations in the United States exploit the private prison system to make a profit. This clip is a good expansion of the political cartoon we posted on Monday about the private prison cycle.
In this 4 part miniseries, Mother Jones senior reporter Shane Bauer starts work as a correctional officer for a Louisiana prison run by the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). Follow his griping journey as he investigate the true story of private prisons in America. Be sure to watch the rest of the series here.