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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Governments Increase Dependence On Privatized Immigration Detention Facilities

The problems and controversies surrounding the privatization of traditional government functions are well-documented, but those issues become even more severe when private companies are in charge of immigration detention facilities. These companies, exempt from the regulations and transparency required of government, have been responsible for numerous abuses — but they nonetheless turn massive profits. The […]

September 29, 2011

Why Some Workers Aren’t Covered By Social Security

Q: Hey Tom — I like your style. You’ve helped clear up so many of the false stories out there about Social Security. And I realized I might have been spreading one of them! I’ve complained for years about members of Congress excluding themselves from Social Security and setting up cushy retirement plans like none […]

August 24, 2011