Video: Hilton and Alderman on the Tragedy of Human Trafficking

Detail from Pamela Alderman’s “The Scarlet Cord” Those of you who are regular readers here at the Acton PowerBlog are very familiar with Elise Graveline Hilton’s extensive research and work on the subject of human trafficking, both here on the blog and also through her recently published monograph, A Vulnerable WorldContinue Reading...

A Week Of Hellish Religious Persecution

The scene in Copenhagen following a deadly shooting at a synagogue Last week was a nightmarish week. Each day brought forth new violence, visited upon men and women of faith. Attacks against Christians were carried out by both Boko Haram and the Islamic State. Continue Reading...

Radio Free Acton: Elise Graveline Hilton on Human Trafficking

This week on Radio Free Acton, I spoke with my colleague Elise Graveline Hilton about her new monograph A Vulnerable World: The High Price of Human Trafficking. Human trafficking is not a pleasant subject to discuss; it can be hard to believe that in our modern world, people are still enslaved and exploited sexually or for their labor, treated as nothing more than commodities to be used in the pursuit of illegal profit. Continue Reading...

The High Price of Human Trafficking

“Human trafficking is broader in scope than most people realize,” says Elise Hilton in this week’s Acton Commentary. Today, human trafficking impacts entire industries, and job sectors – both legitimate and illegitimate. Continue Reading...