The Prison-industrial Complex & the Global Economy

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The prison business in the US is not based on locking up, punishing, or rehabilitating dangerous hoodlums. Follow the money and find how the prison-industrial complex fits into the New World Order of free trade and imprisoned people, the war on drugs, and capital flight.

 

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Contents

Prison Statistics
4
Going into the Prison
5
The PrisonIndustrial Complex and the Global Economy
6
Prisons are Big Business
7
Labor and the Flight of Capital
9
The War on Drugs
10
Prison Labor
13
Welcome to the New World Order
15
What Is To Be Done
17
References
20
Resources
22
Author Biographies
24
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About the author (2009)

\Linda Evans is a former anti-imperialist political prisoner. She was incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute in Dublin, California for 16 years. Linda was released in 2001 via a pardon by president Bill Clinton, along with Susan Rosenberg, another political prisoner. Eve Goldberg is a writer, filmmaker, and prisoners' rights activist.

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