I don't see how we in this nation can claim that slavery no longer exists. Because a state with 140,000 prisoners is forcing them to work for free without the.
Inmates from a La Fourche parish jail on a work release program fill giant sandbags in Port Fourchon, Louisiana May 11, 2010. U.S. Army National Guard.
Michelle Alexander has called the prison system The New Jim Crow for how it replicates the racial discrimination of the past. That's only part of it though becuase a racist.
Even if you think that prisoners are better off doing work outside than being stuck in their cells, I hope we can all agree that prisoners being paid 20 cents.
The California Attorney General's office opposed the release of inmates because the state wanted to use them as cheap firefighter labor. Last week, the Los Angeles Times reported that attorneys.
In yesterday's post on prison labor and cheese making, Happy Jack left this amazing powerpoint presentation by Colorado Correctional Industries, the private prison mafia. Entitled, "Motivating Prisoners to Become Business.
I don't understand why China would force this guy to serve seven months in one of its prisons making Christmas lights for the American market. This is technically illegal since.
Outstanding Ian Urbina story on the exploitation of people held in immigrant detention centers. The immigration detention system serves as a nearly unpaid labor force thanks to the privatized prison.