A Return to Debtors' Prisons: Jeff Sessions' War on the Poor

Sophie Tesfaye, Salon: One day after Donald Trump invited Republican lawmakers to the White House to celebrate the historic tax cuts they passed for corporations and wealthy business leaders, Attorney General Jeff Sessions quietly reinstated a draconian policy that effectively serves as a regressive tax on the poorest people in the US.

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A Tale of Two Americas: Where the Rich Get Richer and the Poor Go to Jail

By John W. Whitehead

Sessions' latest gambit plays right into the hands of those who make a profit by jailing Americans.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48562.htm



Legalizing Tyranny

By Chris Hedges

A million prisoners work for corporations in prison and are often paid under a dollar an hour.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/48904.htm



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