Private Prisons Rake in Billions as US Inmates Spark Low Cost Labor BoomSubmitted by Peace Gold Love on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 18:09
Who can compete with the Chinese? US prisoners can! Some of the largest private companies, as well as states, are now enjoying the fruits of a cheap and readily available work force. Private prisons spend tens of millions of dollars lobbying the government to keep jail terms long and harsh, thus adding to prisons' bottom lines.