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The Sickening Industrial Prison Complex Gets Called Out In Powerful Online Rant

This is NOT a loophole. A separate Twitter thread inspired another one back on Tumblr, that calls out the industrial prison complex for what it is. And that would not be a loophole, or tragic accident. 

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    industrial prison complex - Text - elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor a loophole in the 13th amendment allows for forcible work as punishment for crimes so companies profit off the 2.4 million ppl in prison RETWEETS LIKES 1,410 1,168 elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor Insourcing is cheaper than outsourcing labor to other counties. If a product you own says "American made" it was probably made in prison RETWEETS LIKES 1,160 925 elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor Prisoners make over 6 times less than the minimum
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    industrial prison complex - Product - elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor Whole foods pays inmates .74 cents a day to raise tilapia they sell for 12 $ a pound WHOLE FOODSM RETWEETS LIKES 870 1,480
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    industrial prison complex - Website - elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor Walmart buys virtually all its produce from prison labor farms where prisoners often work in unsafe conditions WAL MART RETWEETS LIKES 1,361 821
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    industrial prison complex - Text - elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor It's not just in OITNB, Victoria's Secret makes prisoners sew expensive undergarments for maybe a dollar a day
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    industrial prison complex - Product - elliott Follow @ghoulnextdoor In 1993 AT&T laid off thousands of telephone operators & began hiring prisons to work for 2$ a day in call centers at&t RETWEETS LIKES 1,190 758
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    industrial prison complex - Text - nevaehtyler This is important. Wasgardreid It's not a "loophole" it's explicit within the text of the amendment Wasgardreid "Loophole" Imfao like it's a fucking accident, like it wasn't purposefully structured to reclaim and expand a source of free labor stele3 We never outlawed slavery in America. We simply transferred ownership of slaves from individual landowners to the government and large corporations. Other fun facts about prison labor corporations: -Fede
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    industrial prison complex - Text - -Private prisons often have quotas with the states, wherein the states contractually guarantee that they will provide a certain number of prisoners to fil the beds of a private prison, and if they don't then they owe the private prison millions of dollars. I'm not making this up. It happened in Colorado after they legalized weed -States have a financial incentive to lock up their citizens. -All of the above corporations have a financial incentive to see citizen
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    industrial prison complex - Text - Sources: http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-prison-industry-in-the-united-states-big- business-or-a-new-form-of-slavery/8289 http://www.motherjones.com/mojo/2013/09/private-prisons-occupancy-quota- cca-crime http://mfgtalkradio.com/s7-e15-manufacturing-jobs-lost-prison-slave-labor/ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/19/private-prison- quotas_n 3953483.html?1379606057 http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2014/03/13/289000532/why-for-profit- prisons-house-more
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