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Rural Prisons as Gulag

Prisons are set in isolated locations far from prisoners’ families. Prisoners can be transfered out of state. Towns like Dannemora become “ company towns” where [...]

Prisons are set in isolated locations far from prisoners’ families. Prisoners can be transfered out of state. Towns like Dannemora become “ company towns” where the prison is the basis of the economy

But our archipelago of prisons, the Dannemora-like places spread around the country, are as much the issue as any abuses by the police.

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Publication Date: 05/13/2017
Source: Washingtion Post
Author: Marian Harris