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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
Please remember our rally and march against ALEC in Cincinnati on April 28-29. If you can attend and take part it will help us all to expose this corporate/lawmaker(s) relationship that is ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 04:40 PM PDT with 28 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
Because of the numerous questions surrounding the use of prisoners in manufacturing operations run by corporations, or who profit from that labor, I realize it is necessary to allow readers the ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 03:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
We've heard all about the efforts being put forth by Dem's on job creation. The headlines, speeches and appearances by President Obama on this single issue are seen in the news every day. Yet are ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 94 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 04:10 PM PST with 17 Recommends
While we are feeling all warm and fuzzy from the latest article written by Conservatives Newt Gingrich and Pat Nolan "
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 01:20 PM PST with 17 Recommends
I worked to develop the next segment in my Slave Labor series that would continue where I left off introducing you to the various state prison industries, the products made and corporations ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jan 06, 2011 at 01:50 PM PST with 37 Recommends
My last segment included ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Jan 05, 2011 at 03:13 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Before I get started on the industries, products and corporations involved I find it necessary to address a concern voiced by some of those dedicated readers involved on Prison related issues, ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Jan 04, 2011 at 02:16 PM PST with 104 Recommends
A lot of readers who left comments in the Insourcing Series were asking for information on which products were made by prisoners within the various prison industries. You also asked to identify the ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 21 comments on Mon Jan 03, 2011 at 02:50 PM PST with 15 Recommends
It has been a long and stressful year for all involved in prison industry reform, privatized prison objectors and those reformers fighting what is seen as corporate policies aimed at taking the ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Dec 31, 2010 at 03:37 PM PST with 12 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
Here are links to the last 4 segments in the INSOURCING series: ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Dec 23, 2010 at 05:22 PM PST with 19 Recommends
Well December continues to be an exciting month for those of us combating corruption, misuse and non-compliance issues involving the Prison Industrial Complex. So far Indiana, Ohio, Michigan - and ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Dec 22, 2010 at 06:18 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Because of the breaking news contained about prison labor written about below, if you, a friend, or loved one have ever been involved in a prison industry work program - or know of those who ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 03:11 PM PST with 20 Recommends