The financial harms that Warren IDs are real. The catch is that the public sector does them too.
Focus on the WHAT, not the WHO.
The WHAT, not the WHO.
If we want to target the “profit motive,” THAT’S the one to target.
And we can!
Like: we can use fed funds to help rural communities shift away from prison-based economies.
* Privates hold abt 8% of prisoners, publics 92%.
* The public sector wage bill is $35 billion, private revenue is $3B, and profits are $300M.
Privates are problematic, but we have to focus on the publics.