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  • New American Law Offers a Fix for the Prison Phone Racket

    New American Law Offers a Fix for the Prison Phone Racket

    In the United States’ massive, inhumane, and money-grubbing prison industry, telecom companies have charged exorbitant prices to let inmates connect with their friends and family on the outside. A new bipartisan bill that managed to squeak its way through congress may finally provide relief for the folks who just want to connect.