Child Trafficking (again)

Child slavery: Rich Brits buying children who survived the Nepalese earthquake for £5,000 By Romil Patel SOURCE Children left devastated by the earthquake in Nepal in 2015 have been preyed upon by slave traders Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters Wealthy British families are buying children left devastated by last year’s earthquake in Nepal to work as domestic slaves. The children […]

From the Dark Ages of Adoption to the better SOS VILLAGES

By Lara Trace Hentz It’s hard to find words when you examine adoption as an industry. First you think (and you’d be right) that adoption was meant for war orphaned children.  Orphans, of course, had no living parent, grandparent or other close relatives.  With all the war, conflicts and climate refugees in the world right […]

Torn from their mothers’ arms #HumanTrafficking

POUND PUP LEGACY |  Submitted by Kerry on Wed, 2015-03-25 See also: Great British Shame NSW apologises for forced adoptions UK to ‘apologise’ to ‘Orphans of Empire’ Australian church apologies to child migrants United Church of Canada to hold mirror to its role in forced adoptions as families push for national inquiry ‘Our babies were […]

do you know your richest neighbor and invader?

Movoto The wealthiest American in every state (that 1% we keep hearing about) The geography of wealth inequality doesn’t get much attention. But it’s stark. There are about 450 billionaires with American citizenship — and almost 200 of them live in New York and California. The result is this map. In some states, the richest […]