The new debtor's prisons: High-interest loan companies are using Utah’s small claims courts to arrest borrowers and take their bail money
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- They Loan You Money. Then They Get a Warrant for Your Arrest. - ProPublica
- Anjali Tsui
- Dec 3 2019
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My blood is boiling after reading this article.
Yours and mine both, it’s simply inconceivable that this is the year 2019 (almost 2020) and we’re dealing debtors prisons and kids dying of the flu in cold hard cages. Jesus Christ, is there no end to our depravity?
Another tragic article about debt, this one from the UK: How debt kills — Jerome Rogers: 1995 - 2016
(Copied from my comment in the Tildes discussion)