Forced Labor


March 29, 2017 Samantha Searls Opinion

Intersectional Justice

Over the past few weeks, President Trump’s executive orders have increased deportations and detentions; spreading fear amongst the immigrant community. This fear is felt even more deeply amongst foreign nationals who were brought to the United States against their will: the victims of human trafficking.

July 21, 2016 Caleb Benadum Opinion

Why it is Important to Celebrate the 13th Amendment

The thirteenth amendment is a step on the journey to ending enslavement. It was only part of the portrait.

July 14, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Best Labor Trafficking Documentaries

Last month we looked at some great documentaries on sex trafficking. This week we are looking at some films that are highlighting labor trafficking.

June 30, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Why Do They Get Away With It

When she looked at the three of us and asked “but how can they get away with it?” I felt so much guilt rush over me.

June 23, 2016 Tony Sinkewich Opinion

A Look At Trafficking in a MidWestern State

The reality is that human trafficking has been reported in all 50 states in the U.S., so no matter where you live in this country, you are in close proximity to somebody held captive in the land of the free.

June 09, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Basics About Trafficking and End Slavery Now - FAQ

Why is human trafficking happening? And more frequently asked questions.

June 07, 2016 John Pepper Opinion

Capsizing Boats and Trafficking

We don’t know the particular circumstances which were leading these women, men and children to embark on this perilous journey; but, we can be sure that they face huge risks once – or even if – they’ve made it to land.

June 02, 2016 Mariah Long Opinion

Why You Can’t Take a Picture of Human Trafficking

The reason you can’t take a picture of slavery today is because it is dependent on the narrative. If you don’t know why someone is working, you will not be able to know if they’re enslaved or not.

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