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By Michael Perelman | January/February 2010
How capitalists’ need to control access to commodities—especially their workers’ labor-power—distorts production and stifles creativity. | Order this issue or subscribe.
The New Political Economy of Immigration
By Tom Barry | January/February 2009
Since 9/11, immigrants have become America’s most wanted—good news for the private firms and local governments that profit from their detention. Read more »
ICE Descends on Rhode Island
By Rachael S. King | September/October 2008
The activist community in Providence, R.I. had the sense that something was about to happen. Rumors were flying about possible raids and arrests. Read more »
Imprisoned in Low Wages
By Will Goldberg | July/August 2007
Limited access to education for people in prison leads to economic exclusion. Read more »
The Real Political Purpose of the ICE Raids
By David Bacon | May/June 2007
Using immigration raids as a pressure tactic to get Congress to approve new guest worker programs is not a legitimate use of enforcement. Read more »
Calling for Change
By Liv Gold and Chris Sturr | May/June 2006
Challenging a 630% mark-up on prisoner phone calls. Read more »
Down by Law
By Barry Gerharz and Seung Hong | March/April 2006
Orleans Parish Prison before and after Katrina Read more »
The Real Cost of Prisons Project
By Chris Sturr | January/Februaray 2006
Economic analysis of the prison crisis reaches the grassroots. Read more »
The Political Economy of the Prison Crisis
By Chris Sturr | Januaray/February 2006
The huge expansion of the criminal justice system in the United States over the past thirty years has replaced social welfare programs with mass incarceration. Read more »
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