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Bound: How Elimination of Forced Labor Will Reduce Poverty
In Part I, this paper will illustrate the presence of forced labor in the U.S. and globally. Part II will introduce current laws and mechanisms in place for fighting forced labor, and examine their efficacy, or lack thereof, ...
The Impoverishment of Forced Migration: The Sudanese Crisis
Migration caused by conflict is a huge yet often under-recognised problem in the world today. Sudan is an area which has some of the highest numbers of displaced persons in the world today, caused by a bloody, long-standing ...
Health, Wealth and Poverty: Why the U.S. Needs Universal Healthcare
Among industrialized nations, twenty-eight of the twenty-nine cited by the World Health Organiztion have some form of universal healthcare. The exception is the United States. Poor people are the most likely to be uninsured ...
Partiality as Justice: a Critique of Thomas Pogge's World Poverty and Human Rights
. . . I find the priority and emphasis Pogge gives to negative obligations in formulating our moral obligation to alleviate poverty to be troubling. In Pogge's work, positive obligations based on justice can only arise ...