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12:58 am - Sun, Sep 25, 2011
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The tragic debacle that has been the Troy Davis execution has another dimension to it beyond racism, classism, and the miscarriage of justice in a flawed system. That dimension is capitalism: specifically, the corporatization of the prison-industrial complex. If you’ve noticed some angry tweets directed at @correcthealth in the past day, that’s because “CorrectHealth” is the Orwellian-named “medical company” that, according to the ACLU, “oversees all executions in Georgia” including last night’s. It is a for-profit company that stands to make a pile money off of every execution.

wow, just wow.

Holy fuck.

How is this ok? It doesn’t take a genius to see that there is a massive conflict of interests here. This needs to be fixed yesterday.

(Source: aloofshahbanou, via reagan-was-a-horrible-president)

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