Are We Catching the Bad Guys?: Do International Human Trafficking Laws Hold Perpetrators Accountable?

By: Kelly McClintock.

Reading a headline about human trafficking has become common, especially via social media. News and social media headlines seem to suggest human trafficking crimes are increasing. Is this really the case? If so, and more importantly, what is being done to catch and prosecute the perpetrators of human trafficking crimes?

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Is the International Olympic Committee Failing Olympic Athletes Worldwide?

Is the International Olympic Committee Failing Olympic Athletes Worldwide?

By: Andrew Kemmer.

The Olympics are lucrative business today. The International Olympic Committee is a billion-dollar organization, and it is supposed to facilitate Olympic sports worldwide. Instead, it absolves itself of responsibility by giving away money to international federations to do with as they please. That leaves athletes to languish in poverty while IOC executives and broadcasting companies get rich off of them.

Image credit: https://www.olympic.org/news/ioc-invites-olympic-winter-athletes-to-pyeongchang-2018-with-just-one-year-to-go

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Legal Ramifications of Norway’s Government-Abducted Children

Legal Ramifications of Norway’s Government-Abducted Children

By: Brad Bourne.

Simply put, Norway is generally considered to be one of the best countries to call “home.” Despite a well-founded reputation, Norway is not flawless or free of controversy. From 2008 to 2013, there was a fifty percent increase in the overall number of children removed from their homes in Norway. Together, these cases, and the public’s response to them, serve as the basis for the assertion that the Norwegian government is engaged in the practice of “child-kidnapping."

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Human Trafficking: A Comparison of Michigan and Russia

Human Trafficking:  A Comparison of Michigan and Russia

By Hannah Bloom.

In our modern era, it is easy to think that slavery is no longer existent. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Human trafficking is a form of slavery. Michigan ranks second amongst the United States for human trafficking. Today's post discusses human trafficking laws in the state of Michigan and compares it to the laws of Russia.

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