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States Turn Jails Private

Corrections Corp. of America has grown to become the largest private-prison operator in the U.S. as states from California to Florida, along with the federal government, turn to corporate America to punish felons

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Failing Schools Need Help from Business

Business leaders are better suited than principals and teachers to turn around the public educational system in the U.S. Pro or con?

 

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South Africa: A Big Bounce from the World Cup

The nation's economy has grown since the end of apartheid. On the eve of the World Cup, it measures how far it has come and how far it has to go

Jon Corzine Is Working at MF Global. Say What?

He's been the head of Goldman Sachs and the Democratic senator from and governor of New Jersey. Yet Corzine's third act may be the most surprising of them all

Forest Laboratories' Globe-Trotting Profits

From New York to Dublin, through Amsterdam to Bermuda—how one pharmaceutical company avoids a third of its U.S. income taxes by moving its money around the world

IN YOUR FACE: Many iPhone Apps are Junk

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Reader Geoff writes:

The reason people pay money for the Guardian iphone App is not the technology, it's the content

 

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Nouriel Roubini

Economist Nouriel Roubini in 2006 famously predicted a global recession. His new book, Crisis Economics, extracts lessons from the meltdown