Arizona Prison System Basically Admits To Practicing Slavery
Comments made by an official have reopened debates about the for-profit prison industry.
July 22, 2022 at 3:52 pm
The American prison system has often been described as a new form of slavery. Now, a prison official in Arizona has essentially acknowledged that this is the case, all while making the argument that the state needs to be able to force people to work for it. Such a bold admission is reawakening calls to reform or even abolish prisons and the system of mass incarceration.