Oct 10, 2018
Slavery to Prison and The Absentee Government – Episode 52
Building off of Kayne West’s recent interview regarding the 13th amendment, Matt and Tony have a few laughs and dissect the topic of modern day slavery. They review some of the countries worst prisons in the Southern United States and talk about the how the privatization of jails came about. Throughout history, the state leased convicts out to wealthy investors to work on railroads, in cotton fields and mine shafts.
The Takeaway – The 13th amendment has a weird loophole that allows modern day slavery.
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