The American Legislative Exchange Council (or ALEC),
which helps corporations write model legislation,
has paved the way for states and corporations to replace unionized workers with prison labor.
[ British Petroleum hired prison labor to clean up their spill – while Gulf residents struggled economically ]
prison labor here in the US is cheaper than Chinese labor
because corporations can save on shipping costs.
this video lays bare the strange intersection between the War on Drugs,
the privatized prison industry,
and the wonderful chicken products
that state agents are forcing kids to eat in school cafeterias …