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A u d i o p o s t :: A Wake Up Call :: The Continuation of Human Slavery

For those of us who tend to think of slavery as merely a historical evil (that is, an evil only to be studied from our past) abolished years ago with the abolitionist movement: it’s time for a wake up call.  Human Trafficking is arguably the fastest growing and most profitable organized criminal activity (expected to surpass even drug smuggling profits within the next decade).

The following is an excerpt from the introduction of Kevin Bales’ book Ending Slavery: How We Free Today’s Slaves (Berkley, California: University of California Press, 2007), 1-2.

[audio https://theophilogue.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/a-wake-up-call__the-reality-of-human-trafficking.mp3]
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