Labor trafficking is everywhere and nowhere: Christian Science Monitor series on modern slavery
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Author: Michael Holtz, Christian Science Monitor
In a 14-part global series on labor trafficking, The Monitor investigated promising and innovative solutions to modern-day slavery. Here are six of them.
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Author: Stephanie Hanes, Christian Science Monitor
...It is the breadth of the problem, and how connected it is to the various tentacles of our national and global economy, that makes labor trafficking so difficult to fight. Start to unpack the methods of labor traffickers, and the ways trafficking intersects with our own lives, and one starts to confront the questions and complications of immigration policy, international migration, global inequalities, and, arguably, the American addiction for cheap stuff...
...But as a months-long, international Monitor investigation has discovered, there are glimmers of light in this global human rights crisis – a crisis to which we are all connected. From grassroots workers’ coalitions to multilateral treaties and geo-data manipulation to new law enforcement initiatives, individuals are finding new ways to counter labor trafficking.
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