Prison Labor

A new brand of cleanliness isn't so clean for some residents.

The list of women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault continues to grow. Three new women have publicly said they were victimized by Cosby. One of the women, Sharon Van Ert, was a cocktail waitress at a California jazz club in the 1970s. She claims that Cosby drugged and assaulted her in […]

ATLANTA-Camden County officials are considering a money-saving program that would put inmates in fire stations. The program would put two inmates in each of three existing firehouses in the south Georgia county, The Florida Times-Union reported. Inmates would respond to all emergencies — including residential fires — alongside traditional firefighters, authorities said. What?! Georgia May […]

Georgia officials are setting their sights on a pool of workers many companies across the world take advantage of to help their severe farm labor gap: prisoners. Many of the immigrants workers who work on these farms came through a federal guest worker program. But there is currently a labor shortage and the state may […]

If you thought slavery or human exploitation was over, think again. Many human rights organizations are condemining what they call human slavery in which Wall Street investors and big companies are investing in the prison industry as they don’t have to worry about strikes, vacations, compensation time or unemployment insurance. They dont have to deal […]