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Find Out How Many Slaves Work for You With Disturbing New Online Tool

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On October 5, 2011 @ 1:39 pm In Accessories and Fashion,Design,Green Technology,Innovation | 1 Comment

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Last month marked the anniversary of the announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation [2], which we all know ended slavery for good 149 years ago, right? Wrong. While that’s what we in America are taught in our textbooks, slavery is still alive and well around the world (including in the U.S.). In fact, most of us have several slaves working for usat this very moment. Don’t believe us? Answer a few questions on Call + Response [3]‘s new website Slavery Footprint [4] about how many electronics, clothes and other products you own and you’ll be able to see approximately how many unpaid human servants work for you and even where they are.


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[1] Image: http://inhabitat.com/find-out-how-many-slaves-work-for-you-with-disturbing-new-online-tool/slavery-footprint-7/

[2] Emancipation Proclamation: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emancipation_Proclamation

[3] Call + Response: http://www.callandresponse.com/

[4] Slavery Footprint: http://www.slaveryfootprint.org/

[5] READ MORE >: http://www.ecouterre.com/how-many-slaves-work-for-you-new-online-tool-measures-your-impact

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