Common Interest And Injustice In The United States

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Common Interest. The use of labor as a means of consequence initially began in sixteenth century England as part of the social transformations associated with the emergence of capitalism. (LeBaron, 2012, p.330). This concept began from the defining of social classes by wealth. The rich became richer and the poor became poorer. As a result of this concept, the lines of segregation between rich and poor grew more and more until the poor became thieves, robbers, and murderers due to the vast majority of them refusing to sacrifice labor for sustenance. Upon reaching a level of increased crime it became clear that the most economically sound idea would be to generate revenue from the labor of the-majority-lower class inmates as a form of privatized

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