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November 2017

Author Lauren Brooke Eisen discusses “Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration” at Canio’s Books

November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Friday, Nov. 24 at 5 p.m. Author Lauren-Brooke Eisen presents, Inside Private Prisons: An American Dilemma in the Age of Mass Incarceration When the tough-on-crime politics of the 1980s overcrowded state prisons, private companies saw potential profit in building and operating correctional facilities. Today more than a hundred thousand of the 1.5 million incarcerated Americans are held in private prisons in twenty-nine states and federal corrections. Private prisons are criticized for making money off mass incarceration—to the tune of $5…

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