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In Historic Shift, U.S. Government to End Use of Deadly, Costly, Negligent Private Prisons

PrisonIn Historic Shift, U.S. Government to End Use of Deadly, Costly, Negligent Private Prisons; Private Prisons May Be Phased Out, But Industry Leaves Trail of Bodies from Medical Neglect & Abuses; As Feds Close Prisons Run by Private Companies, Will They Do Same for Immigrant Detention Centers? Former Iran Hostage Shane Bauer: Claim That $400M U.S. Paid to Iran was Ransom Deal is “Absurd”; Dave Zirin: Brazilians are Fed Up with U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte and Privileged First-World Tourists.

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