America Is Turning Into One Big Prison for People in Debt | Alternet

More fodder for the Privatized Prison Gulag:

In 2013, you can’t actually be jailed for not paying your bills, but ingenious corporations, collection agencies, cops, courts, and lawyers have devised ways to insure that debt “delinquents” will end up in jail anyway.  With one-third of the states now allowing the jailing of debtors (without necessarily calling it that), it looks ever more like a trend in the making.

via America Is Turning Into One Big Prison for People in Debt | Alternet.

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