Passing along a book review from World Christian Magazine.
A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-face with Modern Day Slavery by E. Benjamin Skinner
Here is a summary paragraph from Skinner in this review:
“The end of slavery cannot wait for the end of poverty. That said, denying the role of poverty in slavery is like denying the role of gravity in rainfall, and targeted, market-based development programs are essential to combat bondage. Once slaves learn how the market works, and learn about their rights and opportunities within that market, once they are allowed to keep the products of their labor and build wealth, they very quickly realize their own freedom. The free market, if coupled with comprehensive legal reforms, is the world’s most effective device for eradicating bondage.”