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Articles by Derick McCarthy

How Corporations Turned Prison Tablets Into a Predatory Scheme

by Tommaso Bardelli, Ruqaiyah Zarook and Derick McCarthy

“Prison iPads” became a lifeline during the pandemic. They also became a new way to squeeze money out of the incarcerated and their families.

This article originally appeared in Dissent on March 7, 2022, where it was published in partnership with The ...