Issues and Politics

Freeing the Slaves of Today

Freeing the Slaves of Today

Some official estimates say that 27 million people live in slavery worldwide today. Ten million are in India alone. In fact, there are more people in slavery today — in 2007 — than in any time in recorded history!

Water for Life

Water for Life

The U.N.’s recent Human Development Report stated that nearly 2.6 billion people worldwide do not have access to clean water and proper sanitation… The problem is not due to any scarcity of this precious resource: it is due to a lack of political and social commitment to solving the problem.

The Angel Sang…

The Angel Sang…

“Members, would you help me recognize a modern-day hero—Gianna Jessen?” said Colorado State Representative Ted Harvey. Applause exploded. No one knew there was more, much more, to the story.