Florida Students Admirably Unhappy Their Football Stadium Will Be Named After For-Profit Prisons Called Cesspools

Florida Students Admirably Unhappy Their Football Stadium Will Be Named After For-Profit Prisons Called Cesspools

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Abby Zimet

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/20/sports/ncaafootball/a-company-that-run...

http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/florida-atlantic-u-students-stage-...

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/sit-...

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/news/dogged-by-complaints-prison-opera...

http://www.sbnation.com/college-football/2013/2/22/4017266/fau-football-...

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/14721-football-stadium-named-after-pr...

Students at Florida Atlantic University with more backbone than their sports-loving, money-grubbing whores of school officials staged a sit-in to protest a decision to give $6 million naming rights to their new football stadium to the nearby GEO Group, a massive private prison company accused of horrific abuses at their facilities, including unnecessary deaths, "barbaric" conditions for juveniles, and what one judge called “a cesspool of unconstitutional and inhuman acts," because what could go better together than football and violent, abusive, for-profit incarceration? Let the games begin.

http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/09/the_state_of_texas_is.html

http://www.npr.org/2012/04/24/151276620/firm-leaves-miss-after-its-priso...

 

 

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