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There Are More Slaves Today Than at Any Time in Human History | Alternet
If you look it up in Webster's dictionary, the first definition is "drudgery or toil." It's become a metaphor for undue hardship, because we assume that once you legally abolish something, it no longer exists. But as a matter of reality for up to 27 million people in the world, slaves are those forced to work, held through fraud, under threat of violence, for no pay beyond subsistence.
by das monde on Thu Jan 15th, 2015 at 05:16:37 AM EST

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