‘Behind all those big words are human beings’

How about a bevy of links for your weekend? These are all what I deem "Well said!" -I probably say this a lot, but this is why we fight...for justice that is. The title for this post comes from this inspiring video. How are we doing on the current Millenium Development Goals? -Are you the …

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It’s still about supply and demand. #EndDemand #EndSlavery

You've heard the River Story, right? I first heard it from Jim Wallis, but it seems to be a popular parable. I heard it invoked again at the meeting of Bread for the World activists last week. It occurs to me that is the context within which I have heard it used: ending poverty. But …

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#EndDemand in order to #EndSlavery

"I’m not seeing a lot of cases where there’s not coercion,” she added. “The average age where a girl is forced into prostitution is 12 to 14. And most of these 16- or 17 year-olds are being run by pretty vicious pimps." National Human Trafficking Prevention Month is winding down, but the actual work of …

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