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Anti Slavery

An Urgent Letter to Australian Billionaire Andrew Forrest

Robert J. Benz | Posted 06.02.2014 | Impact
Robert J. Benz

A proposal to eradicate slavery by the year 2100 is one that makes more sense. It gives time to institutionalize solutions and allows them to germinate organically.

The Republicans and the Radical Minority

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

It is worth bearing in mind that extreme minority factions can do serious damage to the nation as a whole when they pursue a strategy of burning down the political house in hopes of building a new one.

I'm With Lincoln

Justin Dillon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact
Justin Dillon

We need to make it clear that addressing modern slavery is not only a human rights issue, it's a function of our identity. We're creating controversy over something incontrovertible. The very shape of Lincoln's shadow is an icon of freedom.

Why Do Most People Think of Lincoln as an Anti-Slavery President When He Was Really More Pro-Unification?

Quora | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Matthew Pinsker, Pohanka Chair for Civil War History, Dickinson College The best way to answer this...

A Christian Ethic of Social Justice: Will A Bible Fill An Empty Stomach?

Zach Hunter | Posted 11.02.2011 | Religion
Zach Hunter

We understand that it is not enough to talk, talk is cheap. We must "Be the change that [we] wish to see in the world." Because of this knowledge, students are shaping solutions to many social ills
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Today's Tribute to the Struggle Against Slavery

J. L. Morin | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
J. L. Morin

People around the globe are celebrating today's International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition and the day that slavery became illegal in the Western world.

South Carolina's Secession at 150

Manisha Sinha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Manisha Sinha

Long before Tea Party activists and other sundry conservatives detected the ghost of socialism in health care reform and financial regulation legislation, proslavery theorists argued that abolition was akin to socialism.

Anti-Slavery Pardons: Kentucky Activists Seek Redemption For 'Criminals' Who Helped Free Slaves

McClatchy | John Cheves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the 19th century, Kentucky convicted at least 58 people for "seducing or enticing slaves to leave their lawful owners." Defendants faced 20 years i...