An Interview with Noam Chomsky on Criminal Justice and Human Rights
On February 5, 2014, Prison Legal News editor Paul Wright interviewed Noam Chomsky, 75, at his home in Lexington, Massachusetts. Professor Chomsky is the foremost dissident intellectual in the United States, and for decades has been a prominent critic of U.S.Full Article
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The private prison industry claims that governments can save money by privatizing prisons, but what does the evidence actually indicate? This backgrounder summarizes recent research and state reports related to private prison costs, and then discusses some common, yet dangerously flawed and unsound tactics employed to make private prisons appear cost effective.Full Article