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Bloomberg usedprison labor for campaign calls...

solus

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per the The Intercept, quote
FORMER NEW YORK CITY mayor and multibillionaire Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg used prison labor to make campaign calls. Through a third-party vendor, the Mike Bloomberg 2020 campaign contracted New Jersey-based call center company ProCom, which runs calls centers in New Jersey and Oklahoma. Two of the call centers in Oklahoma are operated out of state prisons. In at least one of the two prisons, incarcerated people were contracted to make calls on behalf of the Bloomberg campaign. unquote

humm...While America's constitution outlaws slavery, the Thirteenth Amendment allows prisoners to be forced into labour for their crimes.
 

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Why do you think that these convicts were forced? They were paid the minimum wage for their work, but I suspect that they were volunteers. If so, why not? It doesn't appear from the article that this phone bank worked any differently than others.
 
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