prison labor

  • MCF-Stillwater: Prison Officials Create “Humanitarian Crisis”

    September 3, 2018
    Stillwater, MN – Inmates are said to have had clothes “molding on their bodies” as the lockdown at Minnesota’s Stillwater state prison continues past the one-month mark. Conditions which Stillwater inmates have called a “humanitarian crisis” are among the reasons organizers have called for the…...
  • Prison Slave Labor: A Driving Force in 2018 Prison Strike

    August 29, 2018
    Prison, USA – One of the primary demands of the 2018 nationwide prison strike is the abolition of prison slavery. The legal framework of the current system of prison slavery in America is upheld by the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which allows for…...
  • Prison Labor Protested at Two Whole Foods Stores Simultaneously

    September 8, 2015
    On Friday, August 27th, the Black Liberation Project organized a protest against Whole Foods dubbed “Whole Frauds”, spotlighting Whole Foods’ use of prison labor. The actions took place simultaneously in two different locations; Calhoun Commons in St. Louis Park, and the Grand Avenue Whole Foods…...