The world is moving so fast and in so many ways with so many complexities that we can only hope that we have a reasonable grasp of it. I have the funnest job in the world, even though my topics are often unsettling; one of the reason it is fun is my students, who help me attempt to track what is going on. Here are some notes that Traci Horner has produced regarding a book that everyone should read.
Bales, Kevin. 2004. Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy.
Twenty-seven million human beings are slaves in the modern world. Most of us thought that slavery has been abolished but it is not so. There are slaves in the sex industry in
An example is Sari, a 15-year-old woman in
A different practice of slavery exists in
The practice of slavery in
If any aspect of the human condition exposes the underside of human nature it has to be slavery. The willingness of modern human beings to tolerate such treatment diminishes all of us.