abuse

Jefferson Exchange | December 16, 2013
11:10 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Human Trafficking: A Growing Global Problem

Credit Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Organizations who investigate such cases share their work on behalf of victims.

It is not easy to wrap our minds around the concept of human trafficking.

But figures indicate it is a legitimate criminal concern, and a rapidly growing one.  Call it slavery if you like… it has many attributes in common. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 13, 2013
10:43 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Elder Abuse-The Financial Kind

Credit Russavia/Wikimedia

Workers from Adult Protective Services in Oregon describe features and occurrence of elder financial abuse.

The term "elder abuse" is one of those that can raise hackles the moment you hear it. 

Yes, there are examples of physical and emotional abuse.

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Jefferson Exchange | September 19, 2013
11:54 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Beating Addiction: "Digging Holes in My Soul"

Credit Dean Scholl

An interview with the author.

Dean Scholl thought he was just living life to its fullest.

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