“Guilty until proven rich”

Prison as social control and cheap labor “There will no slavery EXCEPT for people convicted of a crime” One out four prisoners in the world is in a US prison. Higher than China or Russia. Rwanda comes in 2nd. Russia comes in 3rd. 743 out of every 100,000 Americans are in prison. 40% of the prison population is black, yet only 12% of the country is black. The prison system is the most sinister and cynical of all our businesses. If we knew even a fraction of the truth of how it operates, and why, we would despair. Just...

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