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2022-09-08: News Headlines

_____ (2022-09-07). Why Unions Can't Ignore Incarcerated Workers. popularresistance.org An estimated two thirds of the more than one million prisoners in the United States today are incarcerated workers. With many prisoners earning less than a dollar an hour, and those who refuse to work often facing vicious retaliation in the form of punitive solitary confinement, labor exploitation is an important part of what makes life in American prisons so brutal. It's little surprise that prisoners' resistance often centers around the question of labor, as was seen during the nationwide 2017 prisoners' strike. In spite of these realities, 'labor issues' and 'prison issues' are all too often presented as separ…

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