Thursday, August 18th 8:00PM Eastern / 5:00PM Pacific The Katherine Massey Book Club hosts the 14th and final study session on Catherine Pelonero’s 2017 publication,…
John Kiriakou exposed the Bush-era torture program and was subsequently sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Kiriakou spent 14 years at the CIA as an analyst and a case officer; now, after seeing prison torture and slavery with his own eyes, he plans to dedicate the rest of his life to prison reform.
We’ll take a look at the skyrocketing numbers of women in prison. Nationally, there are now more than eight times as many women incarcerated in state and federal prisons and local jails as there were in 1980, increasing from 12,300 in 1980 to 182,271 by 2002. The numbers are astonishing across the board.
In Florida, Gov. Rick Scott ran basically unopposed, as former Governor Charlie Crist never challenged him on any issues- especially the state’s atrocious prison problems. We’ll look at the GEO, Group’s influence on policy and swaying contracts to their coffers.
In an article from a financial publication named Seeking Alpha, there is a report from an investment expert titled, “Can You Profit From Prisons?”..well, you know we gotta expose this one. You’ll get the Abolitionist take on all that the money men say is good.
The Unexplainable Black Death profile is Brandon McCloud, 15 years old, shot 10 times- 4 to the head.