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Articles by Zack Roth

Prison Labor's Race to the Global Bottom

In the early 1990's, David Horwitz owned Kwalu, a Capetown, South Africa based company which manufactured generic tables and chairs for fast food chains, hotels, and hospitals. Furniture construction is a labor-intensive business, and though Kwalu's labor costs in Capetown were low, Horwitz thought he could make them lower still. ...