Return of Slavery
Thanks to the indiscriminate importation of Third World
populations without regard to education and background,
an underground slave labor market is thriving in the midst
of America's most cosmopolitan cities where many local citizens
pride themselves on their progressive lifestyles and liberal
Case in point: San Francisco.
The slave trade there is so widespread that anti-slavery
activists have enlisted the support of the mayor to launch
a public advertising campaign to encourage people who know
any one being held as a slave to report the circumstances
to the authorities.
Mayor Gavin Newsom, who not long ago tried to issue illegal
"marriage" licenses to homosexual lovers, has
agreed to join with activists to launch the public awareness
anti-slavery campaign after revelations that his city is
a major hub for human slave trafficking.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported last month that
local bus stations have agreed to display giant posters
in Cantonese and English featuring a man washing dishes,
a house cleaner, and a woman at a sewing machine, over the
legend, "Is Someone You Know Being Forced to Work?"
The posters display the phone numbers of anti-trafficking
"The clients we work with are hidden, and we wanted
to create awareness that this really happens in San Francisco,"
said Kavitha Sreeharsha, as attorney from the Asian Pacific
Islander Legal Outreach group, and who represents trafficking
Because U.S. elites won't guard the borders, immigrants
are often smuggled illegally into the U.S. with the promise
of legitimate work in reutrn for thousands in smuggling
fees. They are then sold into debt bondage, forced into
work for months and years without salary to pay off the
The smugglers keep their victims in the dark by confiscating
any passports, locking them in the workplace, and threatening
them or their families back home with violence.
The U.S. State Department reported that up to 18,000 slaves
are illegally imported to the U.S. every year. The majority
are women and girls forced into brothels.