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    The Private Prison Project

    Over the past year, our FOIA requests have released thousands of documents that show how for-profit prisons have leveraged the legal system to their advantage, letting companies pick-and-choose inmates to off-load costs, ignore complaints and concerns, and create dangerous conditions for prisoners and staff alike. This is all done while ...

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    • 100% funded
    • $4025.00 raised
    • 97 backers
    • Ended
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    Blank Check: How local police fund themselves with fines and fees

    For almost every city around America, fines and fees are a useful law enforcement tool, offering a way to punish everyday infractions without the immediate threat of jail or a permanent mark on a criminal record. But what happens when governments stop thinking of fines as a deterrent, but as ...

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    • 22% funded
    • $1130.00 raised
    • 17 backers
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    Subjects Matter: FBI Files

    From Abbie Hoffman to Malcolm X, Ol' Dirty Bastard to the Insane Clown Posse, FBI files read like a veritable Who's Who of the 20th Century. This project aims to sift through the hundreds of thousands of agency archival material we've managed to get released, so we can ...

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    • 45% funded
    • $225.00 raised
    • 5 backers
    • 7 months remaining
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    Must-Seethe TV: FCC Complaints

    Everybody's a critic. And now, thanks to the FCC's easy online complaint submission form, it's never been easier to direct those criticisms to the people that need to hear it most - the United States Federal government. This project aims to collect all the FCC complaints generated by ...

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