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Funny men, Unfunny facts: the prison system slave trade

September 12, 2013

Stephen Fry and comedians on the British game show QI, discuss the astonishing condition of prison marketeering ie the back door slave trade.

Sept 10, 2013

AFL-CIO Pledges Prison Reform, Partnerships and Accountable Organizing Plans

The largest federation of US unions, the AFL-CIO, passed resolutions Monday slamming “the big business behind mass incarceration,” promising intensified collaboration with alternative labor groups and granting its leadership new oversight tools designed to spur more effective organizing by its fifty-seven unions.

“Politicians and employers want to divide us,” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told delegates in a morning keynote address. “They want to tell us who can be in the labor movement and who can’t. We can’t let them.”

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