Report: Slaves now a ‘disposable commodity’ at ‘historic low’ of $90 each

By Stephen C. Webster
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 12:05 EDT
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Anywhere between 10-30 million people are in slavery, according to a recent report by CNN. One expert even told the network that the price of an individual slave has actually fallen to a historic low, to just $90 a person in some regions.

This video is from CNN, broadcast March 7, 2011.

Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster
Stephen C. Webster is the senior editor of Raw Story, and is based out of Austin, Texas. He previously worked as the associate editor of The Lone Star Iconoclast in Crawford, Texas, where he covered state politics and the peace movement’s resurgence at the start of the Iraq war. Webster has also contributed to publications such as True/Slant, Austin Monthly, The Dallas Business Journal, The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Weekly, The News Connection and others. Follow him on Twitter at @StephenCWebster.
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