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Violence, human trafficking among topics at annual conference

SALT LAKE CITY – Tough topics ranging from domestic violence to human trafficking were under discussion Thursday at a conference at the Capitol.

Local and national experts presented information at the Annual Crime Victim’s Conference, which focused on ways to help victims of violent and sexual crimes. 230 more words

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Slave Movies Gone Wild

Is it me, or is there some type of slave fever transpiring in Hollywierd? We have been exposed to more slave movies in the past year than the past decade; From Lincoln, to Django and now 12 Years of a Slave.  706 more words

The Slow Death Of The Old Global Order

Courtesy of Robert W. Merry @ The National Interest:

In the spring of 2012, The National Interest produced a special issue under the rubric of “The Crisis of the Old Order: The Crumbling Status Quo at Home and Abroad.” The thesis was that the old era of relative global stability, forged through the crucibles of the Great Depression and World War II, was coming unglued. 1,153 more words

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Lisa Kristine's Modern Day Slavery Photo Essay

My mother actually found this link to a woman who has done some amazing photo essays, Lisa Kristine. One of her photo essays is titled… 254 more words

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UK Debt Is Actually £100 Billion Higher Than We Thought, Official Stats Body To Say

Courtesy of Huff Po:

George Osborne’s austerity message is set to be dented by the government’s own statistics body, as it prepares to adopt new calculations that mean the UK’s public sector debt will be £100 billion greater than estimated. 285 more words

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freedom – (en)

Time passed on. His parents decided, when their child will come, it should be a free child. Their child came. They offered him their world. 932 more words
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Personal independence payments are a punishment of the poor and ill

Social cleansing from the Tories and courtesy of The Guardian:

She calls it: “Heartbreaking, truly astonishing, I’ve never seen anything like this.” Emma Cross is a senior Macmillan Cancer Support benefits adviser, and she says delays in Iain Duncan Smith’s new personal independence payments (PIP) leave the sick utterly destitute. 1,182 more words

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