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The Stunning Neglect and Racist Politics Behind Alabama’s Prison Strike | #republicans | #Alabama | #GOP

On September 26th, prisoners in Alabama began a work stoppage to protest their living conditions and several of the state’s tough sentencing and parole laws. (It’s one of only seven states that do not pay prisoners for their labor.) In response to the strike, Kay Ivey, the state’s Republican governor, called the prisoners’ demands “unreasonable.” […]

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