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23 Cents an Hour? The Perfectly Legal Slavery Happening in Modern Day America

News / Independent News : AlterNet

In skyrocketing prison populations, the government and corporations have a pool of powerless, exploitable workers. If you thought slavery was outlawed in America, you would be wrong. The 13th amendment to the Constitution states tha...

Inmate Prison Strike Aims To ‘End Prison Slavery’

News : The Inquisitr - News

Inmates have gone on strike in prisons across the country to protest what they claim are unfair working and living conditions. The strike, which began September 9, is said by organizers to be the largest inmate strike in American pr...

Amend the 13th Amendment

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog

I was in a recent meeting when Prison Fellowship president Jim Liske quoted it. I couldn't believe it but then I read the 13th Amendment and there it was: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime ...

KING: How the 13th Amendment didn’t really abolish slavery

News : NY Daily News

The 13th Amendment is why, right now, the largest prison strike in American history is about to enter its third week.

Watch: The 13th Amendment didn’t end slavery

News : The Raw Story

Today Netflix released the trailer for 13th, the forthcoming documentary by Ava DuVernay (Selma). The title refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punis...

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