How Prison Labor Competes With Other Low-Wage Workers

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It’s a movie cliche -- a men in white-and-black striped pajamas, with chains around their ankles, breaking rocks in a quarry under armed guard. The media have suggested that prison labor is the natural state of the world -- a way to make the punishment for wrongdoing a little more unpleasant, and a way to make criminals sweat off whatever sinister restlessness drove them to crime, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!