Posts Tagged ‘slaves’

Slavery for Fun and Profit

About a year ago, I discovered Slavery Footprint, which tracks the “virtual” slaves behind our posh lives here in the world’s last, great empire. Because I’m a Luddite who wears the same clothes for 20 years (or until they fall to pieces like some sort of lunatic castaway leaping around on the shore of an […]


Quakers

Someone told me over the weekend that the Quakers were one of the few religions that don’t have blood on their hands. This came up in a weird conversation at 1am on Saturday at the tail-end of a Jewish wedding where the brother of the bride started talking about the Jews in Europe prior to […]