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Who Guards Corrections Corporation of America as it Guards Our Immigration Prisons?

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Who Guards Corrections Corporation of America as it Guards Our Immigration Prisons?

A federal prosecutor is likely investigating claims that CCA used inmate violence to force prisoners to snitch on one another or be moved to extremely violent units.
In November, the Associated Press reported that a video obtained by its reporters showed Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) prison guards watching prisoners fight in an Idaho prison, ignoring the pleas of the prisoner being beaten, Hanni Elabed. While this was not an immigration detention facility, CCA operates many detention facilities under contract from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE needs to look closely at this incident and others reported this year and reassess whether it will continue to risk housing immigration detainees in CCA facilities.

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The Real, Ugly Reasons for Racism in America

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The Real, Ugly Reasons for Racism in America

I am sure that there are wealthy, successful, smart, good-looking, confident, young bigots, but I have yet to encounter these. Usually, the aforementioned people are too busy with getting something done to fixate on how they are being screwed by some ethnic group that is not like them. The common kind of bigot is, in my experience, pretty miserable, pretty bitter, and often a failure for some pretty good, usually quite-obvious reasons.

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