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D.E. Shaw Employees Give to Dems — but Firm Invests in Private Prisons

An American Federation of Teachers report asks pension fund trustees to push funds to divest.

  • By Michelle Celarier

D.E. Shaw—whose employees have given entirely to Democrats in the 2018 mid-term Congressional races—has emerged as one of several prominent hedge fund investors in private prisons, which are profiting off of controversial Republican policies jailing immigrant families, a new report says.A new “watch list” of funds invested in private-prison related

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