Bestselling Chief Economist goes public: US a criminal oligarchy

Source: Carl Herman, Seventy weeks on the NY Times bestselling-list was the outcome of Chief Economist John Perkins book, Confessions of an Economic Hitman. Here is a short version of his story; excerpt below from the excellent interview by the Daily Bell. I call for a “turn around” from the criminal economic system the US suffers under: a […]

Private Prison Industry Had Heavy Hand in Drafting and Passing Arizona’s S.B. 1070

By Jesse Strecker An investigative report released this month by In These Times details how Arizona’s anti-immigrant S.B. 1070 law not only promises dramatic financial benefits for the private prison industry, but that lobbyists and administrators working for private prison corporations such as Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) and Geo Group, played substantial parts in […]