As I have posted on before, the Thirteenth Amendment to the United
States Constitution officially outlaws slavery and involuntary
Servitude, EXCEPT as punishment for a crime.
OK, so technically they 'nationalized' the slave trade and banned
The private ownership of slaves.
I've also posted on the criminalization of normal human behaviors
As an effort to keep prisons filled with cheap labor.
Now, with the rapid and profitable privatization of prisons all
Across America, we are very very close to being back where we
Corporations owning/leasing human laborers.