Wednesday, August 26, 2009

More Slaves Today Than in Any Time in Human History

Check out story at truthdig written by Terrence McNally (originally published at AlterNet)

"One hundred forty-three years after passage of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and 60 years after Article 4 of the U.N.‘s Universal Declaration of Human Rights banned slavery and the slave trade worldwide, there are more slaves than at any time in human history—27 million."

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