The promotional video below is from a documentary for Brave New Worlds in which it dives into modern slavery practices right her in North America. Prisoners are shown being auctioned off.
It may seem crazy that this exists. Maybe you think that this is a rare occurrence. There is plenty of other documentaries and books written that dive a little deeper into the relationships between our prison systems and corporations.
In a TV show “Prisons and Profit” in the series “Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know” talks about how prisons owned by corporations are corrupting the legal system and in some cases paying off judges to render a guilty plea just to get new inmates.