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Imprisoned in Low Wages

by Peter Wagner, July 14, 2007

The July/August issue of Dollars & Sense magazine has a new article by PPI Policy Analyst Will Goldberg Imprisoned in Low Wages: Limited access to education for people in prison leads to economic exclusion.

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