The American Legislative Exchange Council (or ALEC), which helps
corporations write model legislation, has paved the way for states
and corporations to replace unionized workers with prison labor.
In fact, prison labor here in the US is cheaper than Chinese labor
because corporations can save on shipping costs.
Also, this video lays bare the strange intersection between the War
on Drugs, the privatized prison industry, and the wonderful chicken
products that state agents are forcing kids to eat in school