Lisa Graves on ALEC

Immigrants for Sale

Produced by Cuéntame, this short video vividly maps the connections between ALEC, the prison industry and the effort to criminalize immigrant communities through legislation like Arizona’s SB1070.

Private Prisons in a Wider Context

This video discusses private prisons while placing the prison industry in the broader historical context of efforts to criminalize people for the benefit of the few.

Democracy Now! reports on ALEC (August 5, 2011):

Secretive Corporate-Legislative Group ALEC Holds Annual Meeting to Rewrite State Laws

New Exposé Tracks ALEC-Private Prison Industry Effort to Replace Unionized Workers with Prison Labor


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