Prisons turned to profits

from Killer Mike – Reagan Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Ronald Reagan was very into privatization, taking industries that were typically under government’s purview and allowing private companies to take them over.

This happened with the prison system in many states, causing many to question the morality of turning prisoners into profitable commodities.

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