131.25% by Justin A. (OH)


Inflation is serious business in prison. What costs free world citizens costs us incarcerated (and our families) magnitudes more. How so? I’ll explain.

Everything sold in prison commissaries are sold far above the retail prices you find at your local supermarket. This is partly the result of correctional policies allowing institution commissaries to raise prices in order to sustain a “general fund,” allowing institutions to fill gaps in funding in other departments. While

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