I had to find something that was going to help me make calls to my dad in jail, and I was not sure what to use since I cannot call the jail on my own. I found Global Tel-Link when I was doing my search, and I was very happy to see something that was so focused on helping people with the same problems that I had. I have been telling people all about it since I found it from the Consumerist, and then I have been able to make many calls to my dad in jail so that I can check on him.
I think the thing people do not realize is that they have to use a service, and they might not even know the right ones to use. The first thing that most people need to remember is that they are going to get a lot better reception if they just choose to use Global Tel-Link. It connects you to the jail where you are calling someone, and it uses a system of cables that is even stronger than what you would be using at home. It is like a business line that they connect you to, and you can sign up for an account today.
I always feel really good about how I make my calls to the jail where my dad is because they are handled by professionals. They give me instant results , and they give me a call that would never drop no matter what I did. It is a good feeling to have these calls go through when I need, and all of us have used the same system to help call my dad. He needs support until he gets out, and I am sure of that.
Shane Bauer, a husband, talented senior reporter and loyal friend became a guard at one of the many private prisons that litter the American landscape – becoming a virtual prisoner for every hour he served in his undercover capacity. Bauer witnessed unsanitary, dangerous, inhumane conditions and found himself strangely uneasy in his own skin. Detailed in videos, photographs, personal reflective shorts and a telling and provocative editorial of his experiences, his story is as disturbing as it is compelling. Readers and viewers will likely experience the many emotional and psychological twists and turns alongside Bauer, and begin to view the population he spent time with as a bit close for comfort – regardless of the sentences served behind razor wire. The guards speak candidly about the inadequacies of the corporate prison system that result in poor staff which leads to a level of danger within prison walls that they must face every day they report for duty. Inmates express fear, anger, concern, pity, and bewilderment regarding the situation in which they find themselves – some even compare and contrast a ‘better’ state-run prison system, as they note that they are not getting even a minimal portion of humanity as they serve their sentences. Bauer even shares they plight of a fellow reporter who, as he is co-toiling on the outskirts of the private prison compound, is arrested and detained by representatives of that corporation – all to no avail – yet extremely disturbing, as is the telling of this four-month long experience in its entirety. Bauer found himself seeking information, assumed he could learn about the environment he would be a part of, if only briefly and report his findings. Though he was successful, in a very crude sense, his horrifying tales of his time reveal his permanent scars.
The LGBTQ community has made incredible strides in the past year including the Supreme Court ruling all same-sex marriage legal. Yet who runs these small and large LGBTQ and Gay Pride organizations? It turns out that it is the private prison industry and Wells Fargo. Basically, the large corporation Wells Fargo owns a substantial amount of shares in the three largest private prison companies. These private prison companies own many prison and detention centers that are run for profit and act like businesses. Wells Fargo is also a major lender and supporter of the LGBTQ community. When you connect the dots you can see that since the private prison industry has a large effect on Wells Fargo, so does Wells Fargo on the LGBTQ. So why does Wells Fargo own and donate to them? Wells Fargo owns a lot of the private prison companies to earn money and donates lots of money to LGBTQ organizations because it makes them look good. Wells Fargo has consistently stayed at the top of every ethical list with a rating of 100% on HRC’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index. This is troubling to the few people who have realized this because the LGBTQ community is not a supporter of the private prison industry. Not only do they generally disprove of imprisoning for profit, they are disgusted that they are funded by the same company that profits off imprisoning the LGBTQ family. This calls for an immediate revoke of sponsorship from Wells Fargo by the LGBTQ community.