Debt slaves

Restore NYC links an article by the Polaris Project about debt bondage, something most modern Americans are entirely unfamiliar with. Unfortunately, that isn't because it doesn't exist in the US as this recent case from Tempe, AZ shows. That example is, in fact *exactly* what the Polaris article describes. I suspect that debt slaves are also in the group that often don't realize they *are* enslaved and so are less likely to request help, which means that others who interact with them really need to know the signs of trafficking if the debtors are ever going to have a chance to be free.

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