My four monthz az a private prison guard

by Shane Bauer Chapter 1: “Inmates Run This Bitch” Have you ever had a riot?” I ask a recruiter from a prison run by theCorrections Corporation of America (CCA). “The last riot we had was two years ago,” he says over the phone. “Yeah, but that was with the Puerto Ricans!” says a woman’s voice, […]

“If You Note Me Drifting or Grammatical Errors…I’ve Not Eaten in 35 Days”

A hunger striker’s letters from California’s Corcoran prison.   By Josh Harkinson | Thu Aug. 29, 2013 3:00 AM PDT     On July 8, 30,000 California prisoners went on a hunger strike to protest the treatment of those who are kept in extended solitary confinement. Even the slightest evidence of gang affiliation—such as […]