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General News    H3'ed 9/27/16

Several Prisons Now Involved in Largest Strike in U.S. History

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In 40 prisons across the country, thousands of prisoners are joining together and refusing to follow orders until their worker rights are met. They are striking against low wages earned, horrible working conditions, and violent punishments. Many prisoners have faced threats because of these protests, but they are standing their ground. Unfortunately, mainstream media is not covering this issue despite its scope. The strike has been in the works for months and has been in effect for over a week now.

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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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