American Prison

American Prison In Shane Bauer was hired for an hour to work as an entry level prison guard at a private prison in Winn Louisiana He used his real name and although it was apparent to all who could use Goog

  • Title: American Prison
  • Author: Shane Bauer
  • ISBN: 9780735223585
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In 2015, Shane Bauer was hired for 9 an hour to work as an entry level prison guard at a private prison in Winn, Louisiana He used his real name, and although it was apparent to all who could use Google that he was an award winning investigative journalist with a history of immersive inside stories, no meaningful background check was done on him 120 days later, after thIn 2015, Shane Bauer was hired for 9 an hour to work as an entry level prison guard at a private prison in Winn, Louisiana He used his real name, and although it was apparent to all who could use Google that he was an award winning investigative journalist with a history of immersive inside stories, no meaningful background check was done on him 120 days later, after the prison cottoned to what he was up to, he was summarily fired His Mother Jones cover story exploded in summer 2016 it became that magazine s most read story in history In response, the Obama administration announced that federal prisoners would no longer be housed in private prisons Hillary Clinton announced her full support One of the first moves President Trump made was to reverse that order no industry s stock price has been positively affected by Trump s victory than the private prison sector.

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    1. American Prison is an eye-opening exploration of a deeply broken system.Revealing not only a look at the inside workings of our prison systems, but also facility issues; Mr. Bauer went undercover as a corrections officer within a Louisiana prison. This perspective is complicated by his experiences serving time himself.The book is also a fascinating look back at the history and development of our penal system – reflecting on how slavery transition aided national funding through a corrupt progra [...]

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