People jailed for debts

This video is called Debtors’ Prison Returns in the US.

People are being thrown in jail for failing to pay debts in the United States, despite the fact that federal imprisonment for debt was abolished in 1933: here; and here.

Maybe advanced 21 first century US capitalism will even bring back debt slavery, which existed in antiquity

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  1. Pingback: A Missouri debtors’ prison inmate’s story | Dear Kitty. Some blog

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