Best Books About Prison 2019

Prison literature is wide and varied. It can also range from bittersweet, poignant to downright disturbing. Stories about bravery, resilience, and redemption introduce us to what life in prison is really like. Here are some of the best books about prison for 2019: Solitary by: Albert Woodfox This autobiography of Albert Woodfox (one of Angola […]

Private prison stocks up 100% since Trump’s win

Thanks to President Donald Trump, America’s private prisons appear to be entering a golden age. The stocks of the two biggest private prison operators — CoreCivic (formerly know as Corrections Corp. of America) and Geo Group — have doubled since election day. CoreCivic (CXW) is up 140% since Trump won in November; Geo Group (GEO) […]