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7. Abolition/effective reformation of prisons/schools
Capitalism has created a market of cheap state-subsidized labor force from the prison population and benefits greatly from high incarceration rates. The prison system both public and private force the tax-payer to provide the cost of food and shelter for incarcerated citizens, allowing the system to absorb all but pennies on the dollar in their profit from labor while not having to pay for transportation.