Profiting from Punishment

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Profiting from Punishment

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The United States has the largest prison population in the world, but much of the system is operated by private corporations with the potential to make huge profits from the imprisonment of the often African American inmates who are serving time for drug-related crimes. On Point reports with CSUN Political Science Professor Jane Bayes and Los Angeles Harbor College Political Science Professor Van Chaney. Moderator: Nicholas Seaman Anchor: Caitlin Pieh