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    NewHope is offline Senior Member
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    Default to create inhumane conditions.

    Does "to create inhumane conditions" refer to "to create inhumane conditions
    for criminals"?

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    "The prison industry" is burgeoning in America. More prisoners mean a vast influx of wealth for private prisons. Economic pressure has combined with an increasingly hardnosed attitude toward criminals to create inhumane conditions.

    "Powerful people are making a lot of money. They don't care who's innocent and who's guilty..." [more]

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: to create inhumane conditions.

    They would be inhumane for anyone- it's a universal concept, IMO.

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    Default Re: to create inhumane conditions.

    but yes, the inhumane conditions are FOR the prisoners (they are the ones that happen to be experiencing the conditions)

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