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"Alabama seems to be addicted to cheap labor.”

Robert Earl Council, a prisoner at the Limestone Correctional Facility in Harvest, Ala., and one of the founders of the Free Alabama Movement. A lawsuit has been filed against the state, claiming that its prison practices amount to a “modern-day form of slavery.” The prisoners who brought the case are joined by three labor unions and a nonprofit that monitors prison conditions in the state. (NPR — Dec. 14, 2023)
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