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Resist the Prison Industry

ID Number: 24936
Maker: Eian Weissman
Technique: photocopy
Date Made: Circa 2005
Place Made: United States: Connecticut
Measurements: 43.2 cm x 27.9 cm; 17 in x 11 in
Main Subject: Prisons & Prisoners
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Resist the Prison Industry Resist Modern Day Slavery Harsh Sentences - mandatory minimums & three-strikes laws - longer terms for non-violent crimes Corporate Influence - big money influences lawmakers cycle of exploitation prison labor - paid subminimum wages - forced to work - 13th amendment: slavery is legal as punishment for a crime huge profits - industry gets a captive labor force - private prisons are a huge growth industry the prison industrial complex: a term for the political and economic ties between prisons, the corporations that contract out the inmate labor force, and the US government. US corporations are exploiting slave labor to reap immense profits and prostituting our legal system. this has to stop. for more info see // // art by eian! -- more at

Acquisition Number: 2006-007

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