Norris Shelton and American Slaves, Inc.

In 2001, Norris Shelton incorporated American Slaves, Inc., a non-profit organization that examines the continuing legacy of slavery in the United States. Michael L. Jones‘ profile piece about the group and its leader (whom he calls “the most laid-back prophet you’ll ever meet”) appeared on the cover of this week’s LEO, and he joined us… Continue reading Norris Shelton and American Slaves, Inc.

Ending Modern Slavery

STATE OF AFFAIRS 03/07/11: Dr. Kevin Bales’ blueprint to end modern slavery earned him this year’s Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. It’s estimated that 27 million people are enslaved; human trafficking and slavery are intertwined with many facets of the global economy. In Dr. Bales’ book Ending Slavery: How We Free Today’s Slaves, he outlines a plan under which he believes slavery can be stopped within 30 years at a cost of less than $20 billion. Join us Monday when we talk with Dr. Bales about his work.  Listen to the Show