By Paul Wright, Tara Herivel
In Prison Profiteers, co-editors Tara Herivel and Paul Wright “follow the cash to an superb constellation of legal directors and politicians operating in collusion with deepest events to maximise profits” (Publishers Weekly). From funding banks, protect unions, and the makers of Taser stun weapons to overall healthiness care prone, cell businesses, and the U.S. army (which is based seriously on legal labor), this community of perversely influenced pursuits has grew to become the imprisonment of 1 out of each one hundred thirty five american citizens right into a profitable business.
Called “an crucial learn for a person who desires to comprehend what’s long gone fallacious with legal justice within the United States” via ACLU nationwide felony undertaking director Elizabeth Alexander, this incisive and deftly researched quantity exhibits how billions of tax cash detailed for the general public stable turn out lining the wallet of these deepest companies devoted to maintaining prisons packed.
“An very important research of a troubling social trend” (Booklist ) that's certain to tell and outrage any involved citizen, Prison Profiteers reframes the dialog through exposing those that stand to learn from the imprisonment of thousands of usa citizens.