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Part 7: A Freed Felon’s Hard and Perilous Path

Once released, felons become part of a criminal caste system, and most don’t make it on the outside. State prisons have a five-year recidivism rate of 76.6 percent, which keeps the prison-industrial complex full and profitable.

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‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges: The Big Business of Keeping People in Cages

On this week’s episode of RT’s “On Contact,” Hedges discusses mass incarceration with prison reform advocates Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin.

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Goldman Sachs to Invest Millions in Inmate Rehabilitation

Goldman Sachs has announced its intention to invest $9.6 million in a prisoner rehabilitation program at New York City’s notorious Rikers Island jail in a move that could net the company a $2.1 million return.

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Go to Prison in Sane, Humane Norway

If you’re going to commit a jailable offense, do it in Norway, where officials at the high-security Halden prison believe that providing inmates with a “light and positive” environment will make them better people when they re-enter society.

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‘Meth Prisons’ Springing Up Across Midwest

Inmates addicted to methamphetamine are now being treated in prisons populated solely by fellow meth addicts. The recidivism rates look promising.

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