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Risk Your Life Battling a Wildfire for $2 Per Day, and Maybe We'll Lower Your Prison Sentence text.npr.org

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labor?** Using inmates to fight fires saves the state $100 million per year, [according to WBUR](http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/08/14/california-inmate-firefighters-wildfire), but critics say the program amounts to slave labor. [In August](http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/08/14/california-inmate-firefighters-wildfire), David Fathi

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