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Inmates Aren’t the Only Victims of the Prison-Industrial Complex

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 Inmates Aren’t the Only Victims of the Prison-Industrial Complex

The Allan B. Polunsky Unit in Livingston, Texas (Courtesy of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

The worst part of Dave’s job as a death-row guard happened early morning on the day of an execution. After taking the inmate for his final shower and instructing him to change his clothes for his last visit with his family, Dave would bring him back to his cell. Officers would then escort him in handcuffs to a prison van, which would take him from the Polunsky Unit in the east Texas town of Livingston to the death chamber at another prison in Huntsville, forty miles away. …

http://www.thenation.com/article/181607/inmates-arent-only-victims-prison-industrial-complex#

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