Money makes all the difference in prison

May 23, 2019
It can't buy freedom, but it bought one inmate some life-improving phone calls.
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Montana inmates learn job and life skills while raising cattle on prison ranch

Feb 7, 2018
But food coming from a prison isn't necessarily a selling point.
An inmate attaches milkers to cows' teats.
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At this factory, the workforce is paid in pennies

Oct 2, 2015
Does prison labor represent unfair competition for private industry?

Ever wonder who makes those big highway signs?

Sep 22, 2015
The people who do may never get a chance to actually see them in use.