Image: wordpress.com Pardon me while I vent! I didn't even bother reading the following article, since I knew what is was going to spew by its title. Go ahead, if you so choose, and read the snippet I have quoted here: Bernie’s “Political Revolution” = Vote for Clinton and the Neocons by CHRIS ERNESTO How … Continue reading “Bernie’s “Political Revolution” = Vote for Clinton and the Neocons”
Image: amazonaws.com The Science IS NOT settled: The Tangled Web of Global Warming Activism Guest Blogger / 1 day ago June 26, 2016 Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) wrote, “Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!” There were several actions required to create the tangled … Continue reading “The Tangled Web of Global Warming Activism”
Image: http://www.activistpost.com Here is a way for all of you parents out there to call Big Pharma's bluff, when it comes to its over-the-top and unsubstantiated claims about the "safety and effectiveness" of its vaccines for children. Take the following survey, and make Big Pharma finally reveal its hidden, manipulative hand! Long-overdue Vaccines Survey Online: … Continue reading “Long-overdue Vaccines Survey Online: Vaccinated v. Non-Vaccinated Children”
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard
Mother Jones (2016)
My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard is a troubling documentary about a Mother Jones senior reporter who goes undercover to work as a prison guard in a private Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) prison in Winnfield Louisiana. The film mostly consists of Shane Bauer’s video diary and interviews with other prison staff and former inmates. Cameraman James West, who attempted to film outside the prison, was arrested by sheriff’s officers for criminal trespass.
Filmmakers mainly focus on the extremely demoralizing working conditions. Entry level guards earn $9 an hour – even in Winn this is insufficient to live on. Working conditions are incredibly dangerous. To save money (and increase profits), CCA keeps staff numbers low, which means there are rarely sufficient security personnel to cope with inmate violence. In fact, guards at Winn Correctional Center…
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