Following last week’s post by Brittany Ederer, Standing Face to Face with Injustice, today we explore what seems to be a quite different topic – our dependence on what some call “energy slaves” – and we discover that the similarities to and connections with human slavery and injustice are deep and real.
Make no mistake: “Real” human slavery remains a serious issue in our modern world. By some estimates, there are more slaves today than there were at the height of the slave trade, perhaps as many as 35 million human beings trapped in some form of slavery. This is tragic and shameful – and those organizations dedicated to confronting this problem and correcting it are worth noting and supporting. Continue reading