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As I wrote previously here and here , there has been great attention concentrated upon Nevada's use of inmate labor to unfairly compete against other Nevada companies. As a result of this work, big ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 02:39 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Working on the “ Chain-Gang ” was how prisoners were punished for their crimes in days gone by– and people who had been victims of crime were happy. Then we became “civilized” as a ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 11:58 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Part one of a three part Expose on Prison Labor in Nevada and Beyond By Bob Sloan – Prison Industry Consultant Thousands of tourists, businessmen, CEO’s and executives from all over the world ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 03:35 PM PST with 12 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
Privatize, privatize, privatization of anything owned or controlled by the public or taxpayers is again being applied by Conservatives from coast to coast. Sadly through the manipulations of ALEC ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon May 09, 2011 at 12:55 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
The Ripple Effect of prison labor... Two years ago a female officer working for the Florida Department of Corrections ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 03:13 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Many have read my previous diary entries on the subject of prison labor, and just recently about the Georgia Prisoner's Strike for wages. One of the arguments prison industry, Department of Justice (...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jan 21, 2011 at 06:06 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Last month a few inmates in several Georgia prisons stood up against being used as slaves by the state and private corporations involved in prison industry. Mainstream media mostly ignored the "...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 350 comments on Tue Jan 18, 2011 at 02:31 PM PST with 480 Recommends
Just today issues on corrections in Arizona were in the news. Over the past year, that's really nothing new after the furor begun by SB 1070 brought that state's operations involving incarceration ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 27 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 03:59 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Last month a " Research Brief " was published by Randall G. Shelden, M.A, Ph.D, Senior Research Fellow, Center on Juvenile and Criminal ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Jan 14, 2011 at 05:03 PM PST with 26 Recommends
My last segment about the rife corruption in Florida's Department of Corrections was:
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Dec 29, 2010 at 02:57 PM PST with 12 Recommends
To many who study inmate labor they "find" that such labor is concentrated in those industries where vigorous physical activity is accompanied by low-skill requirements because those sectors could ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Dec 27, 2010 at 03:00 PM PST with 21 Recommends