In this Feb. 1, 2012 photo, inmate William Adams, of Hazlehurst, Ga., sews while working in a garment shop at Coxsackie Correctional Facility in Coxsackie, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

A Free Market System? Not When It Comes To Prison Labor

(Mint Press) – As long as the prison population remains substantial, it seems the U.S. military will have a uniform supplier. That is, at least, if Federal Prison Industries (FPI) jumps at the opportunity to take the government contract — one they are guaranteed to win. While it may seem like a free market, that’s not exactly […]