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The High Cost of Prison Commissary w/ Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg

Anyone who has supported a loved one in prison knows that commissary prices for basic necessities and food to supplement the poor and scant provided meals inside are high. But how high? Our friends at The Appeal have recently published Locked In, Priced Out, a project that includes a first-of-its-kind database of prison commissary lists from 46 states. To discuss, we are joined by Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, senior reporter for The Appeal, a worker-led nonprofit news organization. She writes on prison and jail conditions, and wrongful convictions.

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