Posted on April 11, 2012


In order to completely cut yourself off from slave or inhumane labor in this world, you might have to move to a farm. I’m not completely opposed to that. Thanks Tatiana for putting me onto this documentary.

The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery

Everyone loves chocolate. But for thousands of people, chocolate is the reason for their enslavement.

The chocolate bar you snack on likely starts at a plant in a West African cocoa plantation, and often the people who harvest it are children. Many are slaves to a system that produces something almost all of us consume and enjoy.

The CNN Freedom Project sent correspondent David McKenzie into the heart of the Ivory Coast — the world’s largest cocoa producer — to investigate what’s happening to children working in the fields.

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