Check out this book review of powerful stories of the global slave trade-human trafficking. Not For Sale by David Batstone is an abolitionists’ guide. Dr. David Batstone is the founder and managing director of Just Business, a social impact investment firm. His portfolio of successful ventures includes REBBL, the “top new organic beverage in the USA” (); Z Shoes; Square Organics; and Not For Sale. As founder of Not For Sale, Batstone has connected business leaders. Girls Like Us by Rachel Lloyd Trafficked to Hell by R Flo Half the Sky by Nicholas D. Kristof Not for Sale by David Batstone Sold by Patricia McCormick.

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And this is perhaps batstonr best aspect of the book – it contains a call to action, and describes many ways in which even those of us who are not heroes can join the fight. Certain elements are common in the experience of the modern slave trade: In conclusion, “Not For Sale” is not only a great read for those willing to learn something new, but it also serves as inspiration to take acts against such horrific acts of slavery.

I would recommend this book only to those who are willing and ready to read something so shocking. He does so with each of his chapters focusing on a specific issue associated to a particular “Not For Sale” is one of those rare occasions in which nonfictional writing and narrative storytelling come together to not only form a well-written book, but also drives home a daid towards the real threat of modern-day slavery.


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Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade—and How We Can Fight It

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Collectively these factors contribute to an emotionally scarring experience for the individuals involved, increasing the difficulty for abolitionists to rescue and help victims. The victims are treated as nothing more as a way for the slave holder and traffickers to gain money.

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Jesus As Pedagogue of the Oppressed. David Batstone has written an eye-opening account on the existing crisis of global human slavery. Abolitionists do not have it easy. My husband and I have been looking for good causes to donate too, and we will certainly put some of the organizations mentioned in this book high up on our batstoe especially those that focus on the community strengthening, educational, and vocational training aspects of ending slavery.

How poverty rips apart a community. Don’t get me wrong, his efforts are truly admirable, but I have a decent job and I still lack the necessary funds to travel to travel out of the country. Very good quotes abound.

Not For Sale By David Batstone – The Average Advocate

This is a book that everyone should read. Angels of Darkness – the exploiters, operating with an inhumanity and spine chilling demonstration of evil in their relentless pursuit of profit, batsttone the lives of the innocent and the weak.

And Batstone does give you some tools for doing so, aside from leaving your husbands and children and flying to Chiang Mai. In fact, this book not only inspires hope for most people through the recovery of those victims, but it also is a call to action. Enough facts to ground the seriousness of the issue of human slavery but it is the author’s ability to convey the stories in a battsone manner that drives this gem of a book.


Paperbackpages. As the author points out we are at a critical juncture for human rights and everyone is needed to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. There is so much going on in the world that we have no clue about. Trivia About Not for Tor This davif tackles a distressing topic and examines the many forms of human trafficking that occurs across the world including forced workers, child labor, forced prostitution, and even child soldiers.

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He also provides several resources for people interested in donating or contributing. It’s heartbreaking, it’s emotional, it’s gripping but ultimately it’s inspirational and educational. In telling these stories, David Baststone tears at the emotions of the reader through the humbling testimonies of “Not For Sale” by David Batstone -nonfiction The author’s purpose in writing this fof is to reveal the horrifying tragedies of sex trafficking and Global Slave Trade.

It will be very hard for me to simply read this book and slip it quietly back onto my book shelf.