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Your Call: Despair and anger in Baghdad; inside a Louisiana private prison

Hadi Mizban
AP Photo
A man grieves for his killed brother at the scene of a massive car bomb attack in Karada, a busy shopping district where people were shopping for the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday, in the center of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, July 4, 2016

  On the July 8th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the recent massive suicide bombing in Iraq that left more than 250 people dead. Mother Jones’ reporter Shane Bauer will join us to discuss his in-depth investigation into the private prison industry. For four months, he worked as a prison guard at Corrections Corporation of America's Winn Correctional Center in Louisiana. Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Shane Bauer, award winning journalist, and senior reporter at Mother Jones

Martin Chulov, award-winning journalist covering the Middle East for the Guardian

Web Resources:

The Guardian: 'They should have known better': Chilcot report means little to Iraqis mourning Baghdad attack

Mother Jones: My Four Months as a Private Prison Guard