In the Truthout piece, “Private Equity Is Using Prison Phone, Food and Health Systems to Rack Up Profits,” reporter Derek Seidman examines the major foothold private equity has in the United States prison system.
Truthout November 24, 2023: Private Equity Is Using Prison Phone, Food and Health Systems to Rack Up Profits
The story highlights PESP’s zine, “From Dawn ‘Til Dusk,” which lays out the granular, everyday ways that private equity infiltrates many aspects of prison life. The story features in an interview with PESP’s K Agbebiyi and PESP partner Worth Rises.
“K Agbebiyi, a senior campaign coordinator at PESP and co-author of ‘From Dawn ‘Til Dusk,’ believes the zine can help demystify private equity and make its relationship to mass incarceration more accessible for organizers. They hope it will be printed out and spread far and wide, from zine fairs to protest action, ‘the kinds of places where people might be interested in prison abolition but might not be well versed in private equity,’ Agbebiyi said.”
You can see the full story here: https://truthout.org/articles/private-equity-is-using-prison-phone-food-and-health-systems-to-rack-up-profits/