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1% of US population in prison and they have 70-100% occupancy guarantees | kimi's blog
This is totally bizarre and should be unbelievable: about 1% (1 in 100) of the US population is in prison at any given time these days … and a growing number of prisons have contracts with state governments guaranteeing them occupancy rates as high as 100%. When inmate populations drop below the contracted rate, private prison contractors get their money by threatening to sue. Huffpost … Continue reading "1% of US population in prison and they have 70-100% occupancy guarantees"