Daily Archives: July 27, 2018

“Modern slavery is a crime that affects all countries globally”

In 2017, the Walk Free Foundation and the International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), developed the Global Estimates of Modern Slavery. Their analysis concludes an estimated 40.3 million men, women, and children were victims of modern slavery on any given day in 2016.

Brazil | Brazil: 64 Percent of Populace Work Side Gigs to Support Income

In the first half of the year, 83 percent of consumers made cuts in their budget to cope with Brazil’s economic crisis.

Sixty-four percent of Brazilians took on some type of informal side gig to help support their income in the first quarter of 2018. According to a survey conducted by the Credit Protection Service, or SPC, and the National Confederation of Store Leaders, or CNDL, and published Monday.

USA | Key Fact Obscured in Immigration Coverage: MS-13 Was Made in USA

by Justin Anderson

In a piece for the Atlantic (6/20/18), former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum countered statements by MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, in which Hayes described a harrowing first-person account of a mother forcibly separated from her child at the US/Mexico border as reading like “the literature of a totalitarian government”: