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The Hidden American Slave Trade

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  • 1% of all adults are in American jails
  • 1 in every 99.1 American adults are in jail
  • 2x as many as South Africa
  • 3x as many as Iran
  • 6x as many as the Chinese
  • No society in all of history has imprisoned more of it’s citizens
  • 3 strikes and your out rule results in:
  • 2 consecutive, 25 year terms for a man caught stealing 9 video tapes
  • 26 years for stealing 4 cookies
  • 1 in 20 men aged 20 to 34 are in American jails
  • 1 in 9 black males are in American jails
  • There are more 17 year black males in jail than in college
  • Americans make up 5% of the worlds’ population but account
    for 25% of the world’s prisoners are American
  • You are not allowed to bring any goods into American that have been made by forced labour or prisons
  • American prisoners manufacture 100% of military helmets, ammunition belts,
    bullet-proof vests and ID tags are made by jailed Americans
  • 93% of domestically produced paints are made by jailed Americans
  • 36% of home appliances are made by jailed Americans
  • 21% of office furniture is made by jailed Americans
  • Prison labour allows the United States to compete with factories in Mexico
  • Prisoners refusing to work for 25¢ an hour are kept in solitary confinement
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Written by mattliving

November 13, 2013 at 10:43 am

Posted in Human Rights, Slavery

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