Prison Currency Is Fishy

The Wall Street Journal: When Larry Levine helped prepare divorce papers for a client a few years ago, he got paid in mackerel. Once the case ended, he says, “I had a stack of macks.” Levine and his client were prisoners in California’s Lompoc Federal Correctional Complex. Like other federal inmates around the country, they

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Inmate to Entrepreneur

The Last Mile: Could the next Mark Zuckerberg be sitting in a California prison? The participants of a pioneering initiative at San Quentin correctional facility certainly hope so. The Last Mile program at San Quentin aims to educate inmates about social media, technology and entrepreneurship. Each must develop a business idea that combines technology with

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