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Many DK followers and readers have expressed disappointment that I have not been posting on Daily Kos frequently over the past few months - nearly a year in fact. Hopefully this diary will help ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 10, 2013 at 12:51 PM PDT with 25 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
By Bob Sloan On Tuesday March 19th, the Nevada Board of Prison Commissioners (BPC) met in Carson City to discuss an assortment of prison ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
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
As I've written so many times before - resulting in tender digits - jobs continue to be lost all across our great nation. Private businesses trying to compete with prison made products using cheap ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 03:34 PM PST with 72 Recommends
A few weeks back I wrote about Rick Scott's ascendancy to the Governorship of Florida, asking whether or not he would actually follow the advice of his Transition Team's recommendations. I voiced ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Feb 16, 2011 at 01:10 PM PST with 62 Recommends
Well here we are once again wondering what could possible be next on the issues of prison labor and prison torture - and the involvement of corporations in both. Sad to say things continue to go ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Feb 04, 2011 at 03:44 PM PST with 29 Recommends
From my earlier series "Corporatocracy" that most missed in the early days. Wanted to repost so those following the diary can see where it all began. " Merchants never have nor ever will ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Feb 09, 2011 at 12:32 PM PST with 8 Recommends
A Couple of weeks ago I began posting a listing of all the state prison industries operating under the federal PIE program. Tonight I'll continue with the listings. For first time readers I've ...
by Bob Sloan
Comment Count 45 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 04:11 PM PST with 29 Recommends