ORLY-EP0133E - Bad Ideas: Private Prisons, More UK Surveillance, International Criminal Court Troubles
Welcome to ORLYRADIO #133 recorded Friday November 18th, 2016 - where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen, with my usual suspects, Fred Sims, Daniel Atherton, and Stephen Griffith.
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The private prison company formerly known as the Corrections Corporation of America—recently rebranded CoreCivic—announced Tuesday that the Federal Bureau of Prisons will extend its two-year contract with the company, despite recent findings of inadequate supervision and gaps in oversight of private prisons. http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/11/bureau-prisons-renews-contracts-private-prison-cca-corecivic
UK on path to pass massive surveillance bill http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/snoopers-charter-2-investigatory-powers-bill-parliament-lords-what-does-it-mean-a7423866.html
Philippines may pull out of International Criminal Court http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-says-they-may-withdraw-from-the-international-criminal-court-a7422076.html