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Following a full year of ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Feb 20, 2014 at 04:00 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Most now know that the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) wrote the Prison Industries Act in 1995 and that legislation is now being used in Nevada and elsewhere to promote allowing ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:35 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
- Other Business owners complain of unfair competition - When researching material for the Study of Nevada’s Prison Industry Program (released in January), I discovered that in addition to ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 08, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
In December 2010 I wrote the following article on prison labor and those involved in removing jobs from the private/public sectors and putting them in the hands of inmates. Now ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 02:10 PM PST with 58 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP and DK diary last week ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:51 AM PST with 9 Recommends
Reposted from VLTP.net ... ________________________________________ Diarist Note - We at DL's Abolish ALEC group have been writing about this subject for more than a year now and just recently our ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 03:21 PM PST with 17 Recommends
State Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, has announced he will introduce legislation in 2013 that will allow parents to overhaul chronically low-performing schools: “A parent trigger law in ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 05:28 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Crossposted from VLTP.net As most are aware, the issues surrounding the exploitation of prisoners for their labor is a topic I have written about extensively in the past. ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Sep 05, 2012 at 03:02 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
We've been hearing a lot about Walmart and their activities involving worker wages in pursuit of controlling the retail markets in this country and about their membership in ALEC. We've also ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 30, 2012 at 06:47 PM PDT with 29 Recommends