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Ending 21st Century Slavery

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Two hundred years after the British Empire banned the transatlantic slave trade, an estimated 27 million people worldwide are still subjected to the institution of slavery in the 21st century, although it's taken some new forms. Today we'll meet a man who wants to end it.

Kevin Bales is Co-founder and President of Free the Slaves and Author of the books Ending Slavery: How We Free Today's Slaves and Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy

Originally Broadcast November 2, 2007

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