To highlight "crimes masquerading as commerce," two activists asked prisoners convicted of "a whole bucket of crimes" to draw portraits of corporate bigwigs whose offenses - fraud, conspiracy, manslaughter, public endangerment - make their puny assaults and burglaries pale. Prisoners are people, the project notes, and corporations aren't. Proceeds from the art, presented complete with rap sheets, go to Bernie Sanders' campaign. Brilliant.
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