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that at the very least directly affects roughly forty million people across every continent of the small blue planet that affects women and children have an obscene lee disproportionate rate. than men and it reaches across all racial and cultural lines what is this vastly important story the definitely definitely will never get the same amount of air time as sean spicer sammy appearance or the alleged trumped russia collusion election election meddling celebrity gossip well it's just the you know the new global slavery figures and statistics released this week by the united nations international labor organization and the walk free foundation you know those which found that there is an estimated forty point three million people are victims of modern slavery in two thousand and sixteen now see modern slavery is used as a sort of umbrella term that according to researchers refers to situations of exploitation that a person cannot refuse or leave because of threats of violence coersion deception
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and or abuse of power. there's obviously includes forced labor forced marriage and . in a press release adam forrest chairman and founder of the walk from day she stated if we consider the results of the last five years for which we have collected about eighty nine million people experience some form of modern slavery for periods of time ranging from a few days to by years. this i don't know bugs you but this to me is unacceptable and is one of the primary reasons why we need to be watching the hawks. to. get the. real thing. at the bottom. like you that i got. this.
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week so. well so what are you watching the harks i wrote her and i'm top of the hour so yeah i mean the numbers are so astronomically different between men and women not to say it doesn't happen well it's going to say that slavery affects the world of course but it does disproportionately affects right when and that's one of the things that we've always talked about over the years this is idea that when you know when we say hey we're going to go bomb someplace we're going to do that women are almost always more more disproportionately affected than men especially in lower income areas or developing nations in this report what it showed was that the disproportion is pretty bad so you have almost twenty nine million. or or seventy one percent of the overall total
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so what you're saying is you have this thing of women accounted for ninety nine point four percent of. first sexual oil exploitation compare that to males who only sell point zero six percent and eighty four point two per side if you see that the graphic forced marriages are forced upon a women as compared to just fifteen point eight percent of men so you've got forced labor you've got sexual exploitation this is women being sold into sex slavery this is the kind of things we talk about we talk about human trafficking you know women who are prado over and are living here in the united states and abroad and everywhere against their will and having to purport to sex work with no consent and no my not getting paid and. very very very sad and i mean you know point four percent you heard of just you know point zero six percent as they are but i will say this obviously all of this makes me very angry and i do what i see abuse reports because i mean this is twenty seven we should be the slave trade we should
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be a human trafficking it has to stop it if anything we can do is the human race was put into that and the exploitation of each other especially for greed money and power. one of the i mean if seeing the numbers of women doesn't get under your skin the way do you see the numbers of children three dollars room under eighteen children being used one in four victims one in four victims of modern slavery are children or about ten million altogether some thirty seven percent are five point seven million of those are forced to marry that you're talking about earlier are children children forced to marry while we're not having that happen until we're all its most of most of the forest marriages that you're saying around the world are girls that are you know a leaven having years old and between twelve i mean thirteen becomes like an old age to be marrying off live you look at child labor one hundred fifty two million
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children in this world according to this report sixty four million girls eighty million boys. spoilers a little more are subject to child labor and account for almost one in ten children in the entire world ten percent one out of ten almost how do you think you gary when you know there are labor do that's how you get twenty don't get out tennis shoes and athletic shoes and she doesn't them with just children in forced labor i mean the numbers are pretty staggering all around when you get into the you know forced labor of adults and slavery which are a lot of what you see for men is a lot of this forced labor we talked about a little bit when there was a trend. in southeast asia and the u.s. idea of slavery bringing you your chocolate and your cat food so one of the things as there was twenty five million people there saying in two thousand and sixteen we're we're we're in force labor at any one time not just over the course of year at any one time there were twenty five million people out of them sixteen million were in forced labor exploitation in the private sector so that domestic work you
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see that a lot where you have maids that are kept and they keep their passports you've seen it in places like dubai and in china and places and here in the united states over and over construction and agriculture so it's part of that thing of migrant work that we all are you know been talking a lot about there's entire sections like you know where the were these people are living in essentially slave labor conditions they're having to pay off to the people they're working for to pay for their housing and ultimately they're not getting paid for the work they're doing what they have to. do that because of this spans the globe of the americas everybody goes on down the list and one thing that was interesting about the forced labor was i remember. is that the difference between private companies doing it and got more government which you think when you look around the world there might be
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a lot of governments using prison labor here assumption i think is obvious and will be your government or you know the dick. taters put all of his people to forced labor to write. more forced labor is definitely committed on the private sector than in the government sector and state authorities accounted for just over like just a tiny bit over four million people or just sixteen percent blows my mind there really does which it was larger over the years it has been larger it's really incredible you know to finish up with i think the i think that we all need to take stock of these numbers and say do we really want to live in a world where we're seeing you know children women you know. children forced into forced labor or sexploitation or all of that we want to live in the world and shouldn't we be pressuring pressuring our leaders to and that i truly hope so i really do i really do that this doesn't sit well with you at all. in the aftermath of hurricane are my residents of florida were fortunately spared the level of
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flooding seen recently in houston as well as the complete devastation armor wrecked on multiple islands in the caribbean but the hurricane nevertheless did strike hard at the state's power grid at the peak of the outage leaving over four million homes or close to over ten million people without electricity well fortunately for florida the state's generally sunny climate makes it a natural market for solar energy and many homeowners have been gradually installing solar panels on their own but as a recent headlines reveal all that investment into going green may prove worthless for homeowners hoping to rely on their own power in the aftermath of see it seems that florida state laws make it illegal to rely on your own solar panels in the event of an outage and that's because the laws were largely written by florida's power industry so hawk watchers as we were cover from this year's brutal hurricane season let's not forget that almost as much of this devastation could be blamed on humans as it can be on mother nature. this one another one gets over by scams
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obviously not as much as children forced labor. but still though this strikes to the heart. i think you know people talk about like libertarian principles and things like that and taking care of you said i'm going to generate taking care of yourself being self-sufficient i mean it's ridiculous to me that someone who goes out spends their hard earned money says i want to live off the grid i want in my neighborhood whether suburbia or well in the country or downtown i want to put solar panels up so that way i can get my energy from the sun lower light bill less you know less pressure on the pressure on the grid. makes sense right now who florida says it makes it extremely difficult to even just install your solar panels even if you do the power companies can remotely shut them off during an outage that leaves rates no sense to me what that reason is the official reasoning is that they believe that if there's a power outage and they got their people out working on the lines the then you suddenly like blip on your solar energy that's going to put you know energy because
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they automatically you have to be attached to them you can't just have power and not be hooked up to the grid you have to be hooked up the grid so the reasoning is that if you turn on the solar energy then suddenly that energy is going to go get shuffled back into the grid potentially electrocute there are people who are trying to put the power this is their excuse me in the meantime i mean just let me just clarify for any of the florida energy people that's not how it works just letting you know how many years the cleaners are probably know that but that's not how it works that there is you will not and there is a switch. on your house outside that can easily turn you on and off from the grid right they will let homeowners have access to that switch so in the event let's say you do have enough solar panels and whatnot to power your house and say hey all right i don't as weird as it is want to electrocute anyone working on the mat on the lines down when so i can follow the grid and have all the power share with my
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neighbors hang out they can come over store food in the refrigerator do all that stuff but. don't do that for a bed people have access to our that they're creating this is an ongoing problem this idea that they and i'm sorry this whole like well if you're going to i mean look that's literally it's not how it works if that's how your system works you have a bigger problem than solar panels which are job creators which our economy booster is one world would they be so against this little word. well it turns out that the sort of these florida for. power company surprise surprise had this very long history. of fighting solar power which to me again makes zero sense to me why you would sit and worry about solar power being this problem the technical region you actually can't. disconnect from the grid and rely on your panels during a storm is because of lobbyist what they did everybody at home is these lobbyists
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succeeded in acting legislation that required all florida be connected to the grid as tyro it said or they will face five and eviction from there on out of your home they will kick you out of your home so the fact that a bunch of top energy companies haven't contributed oer twelve million dollars to florida state lawmakers resistance twenty ten. or the contacts an ordinary state lawmakers campaign totals around about one hundred thousand dollars . to the state campaign around about one hundred thousand dollars these guys and they somehow got six million dollars from the that's their ads grab have. no sense because at a time when our infrastructure is struggling when it needs to be rebuilt especially our power grid and the things need to be done and we know you have more and more people you have more electronics more need for power why would you not encourage u.s. citizens to be self-sufficient and in a manner in
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a moment of especially like this that they could have power like you said for people to come over and if you have the solar and say hey come over if you need to charge your phone if you need it a warm place if you need it whatever but why would you keep people from being able to help themselves and now there because this is the u.s. government work they don't do things that are logical to top it all off i mean this is. the cherry on top of all this is the floor of power one of those holes you can exclude yes they're getting sued attorneys are currently presenting a class action lawsuit alleging the power company has made over three hundred million dollars in recent years and storage charges to improve its grids resiliency with zero results already are jools serious work being done reminds me of this company what was a horrible was a company called enron comes to mind i mean this is one of those things. that's a lot that's a lot of shady shady people for the. go with the solar panels man don't let him
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tell you that solar and wind do it all right as we go to break called watchers don't forget to let us know what you think of the topics we've covered of facebook and twitter see our poll shows at our t.v. dot com coming up the founder of the global disaster immediate response team adam morrow brings us an exclusive report from the caribbean in the wake of hurricane rio so you better keep watch.
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chris european interests are. deeply intertwined with each other i think the. thinking about who's having interests that should be opposed to those of all the nations the one scientists are with the opposite sex abuse that's really exactly the world's the it isn't relevant to the. well you know they were kind of adopted because we were called pirates long. been
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there in the small boats next you don't harp on ships and you. know. the little self to be told already ninety percent of the dot and wall in the car. if teams. do it several times a day with a big fleet now or you get an idea. we have to understand we can still use to just. be with this or be used for you or. i'm doing this because i want the future world to future generations to have enjoy the ocean we have.
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in the last three weeks the people living in the caribbean along the gulf of mexico have seen an unprecedented lineup of three powerful hurricanes leaving a trail of devastations in their wake and while most everyone outside the disaster zone stands back and points and shock and sympathy there are select dedicated few that rush into the devastation head on in order to provide rescue relief and recovery for all those living in the path of the disaster whether it be human made or natural adam arlott the founder and president of global disaster and media response team or global door is one of those brave souls and he joined us earlier from st john in the u.s. virgin islands to give us an. and window into the storm after the storm. founded founder of global bird thank you for coming on i want to start right now by
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asking you been i guess riding out hurricane maria i believe in st john of the virgin islands you know what what has the impact of the storm been like there are so far. so far this morning majority of the effort was put into getting the main roads back open several washouts to rockslides to cut off one half of the island the other so for the past six hours we've been working with the some of the equipment operators here on the island to continue to work through all of that so what exactly is global terrorists role down there but in the in the wake of great relief efforts right now down in st john. so for the last ten days we've been on the ground primarily first mistress coming in bringing communications so we brought some sound like communication and equipment to begin
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the corniche effort so we arrived immediately in bed with the national park service to get them up and running with the incident command post was gone now i'm talking out of now is the only clinic on the island that we also after cations up. beyond that we are coordinating search and rescue efforts with their local search and rescue teams rescue here to basically go house to house ensure that everybody is safe because there are so the limited communications as far as there's no power. so your connectivity there's no internet people weren't able to communicate up to that relatives that they're safe so a prime or a primarily they've been going through doing health and wellness checks for them. what what are the most pressing. needs for the people in the caribbean right now i mean they've had you know one storm after. you know who have been caught in the wake of these storms what do you feel is their most pressing needs right now. i
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think the biggest thing. in the immediate as far as. far as the. populating of being able to get out so that with that which is to be easier for people to go and do to. start the early recovery process. they were able to get over a thousand people which is over twenty percent of the population of the island already the challenges that. they evacuated to. now which are both hit more directly by last night's storm so with all of these different islands have to try to get people out because people that are here the less water we have to provide the less food that we have to provide beyond that the next immediate need getting communications up and getting power but the power is going to take several months to get back to these different islands. now anatomy you global tour it has and there are four hurricanes harvey. what
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has what you've seen on the ground then the most overlooked or neglected aspect in the preparedness for the of storms that you and other rescue workers have to contend with now what are the things we should be thinking about for the next storm or down. i think the biggest thing comes from the. core utility of the island as far as resilience for the water and electric structure. something a major hurricane like this was twenty years ago but they elected not to put the power lines underground which has caused. massive outages on these different islands so the biggest thing is going to be a resilient island in the future so that way they can avoid having. a void. like you know how what are your days are you you know as a son up to some of the war you know what is your average day consists of in this
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in this cleanup and recovery and the whole rehab out for. the certainly. we're working about eighteen hour days right now for the just passed over and. when it went out to start to move back we were all along twenty four hours so that least now that this storm's passed we'll be able to go back to our schedule and get out there to continue doing. that making sure everybody's safe after this storm. well let me ask you what's the best thing that those of us that aren't there what's the best way for us to help because we you get a lot of mixed messages you shouldn't donate to certain places or donating money to certain kinds of charities doesn't always help sending certain things actually causes more trouble for for you guys on the ground so what's the number one thing people here in the states and around the world what can we do to help this effort.
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i will one of the biggest challenges here is majority silence operate off of tourism which is going to be basically for the entire next season. so i would say probably. individuals that are watching show that know business or other thanks that might be in the hospitality industry or maintenance industry or other things is going to be a lot of people from jacket that are going to be out of court for the next twelve months so if they have the ability to absorb some of that labor then there's going to be a lot of people that are in need of it and that would further depopulate the island in the short term until the next season's able to start it up after the debris claims have been completed what are what's what's the next stop for you guys were where we're going to where is is global bird how long do you predict you'll be there and you know what's the what's what's the future look like. well for us we're absolutely we're actively looking at dominica right now we have personnel
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there on st thomas and also personnel that are on puerto rico. and i knew and whether or not synchro needs assistance far as getting their communications up but first a long term recovery effort here i think will be shifting into our kind of more recovery mode similar to what we did after superstorm sandy as far as working to make sure all of the residents here are properly if not applied to get assistance through. that way they can start to recover process themselves and do do you know are you just looking at you know what your experience in these disaster zones are you as a probably go to years ago i know that you worked a lot into haiti after the you know the flooding in the storm hit many years ago barrowman is a real look about the same kind of damage in the same kind of length of recovery. and things are going to take months just to get the electric and water back reconnected here it's probably going to take years to get back to the level of where the silent ones before just because it's the logistics are so difficult
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everything has to be brought in here and there's no airport to the island that we're on there's one helicopter pad and one clinic that group is heavily damaged so it's going to six bytes in time to get that infrastructure back on speaking of infrastructure what's the government such a way. and like there are there is there is there are there's there are government i mean when you when you die because i mean for everybody kind of outside looking in and you see that kind of devastation you know is there any form of infrastructure whatsoever just as far as order. i will fortunately it's kind of come together there's no mass looting or anything like that there are representatives on the ground and try to move which is the first island's territory of emergency management agency they're working together to try to coordinate here but their offices were completely destroyed so the stuff that is here is kind of focused on getting that emergency operation center back up and running quickly as possible so that way they can help other people. out what one of the things that
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i think comes up a lot is you know people in these situations you have essentially you know environmental refugees that have to get out of a place and come back. are there organizations are people really working to make sure that those people that those people that are moved can go back to their homes or go back to that situation and again it's one of those things that on our end what can we do to help that situation and. there are there are some individuals that are on these islands as well as community organizations that are focused on ensuring that the communities are able to come back to people not just sell their land off and that it becomes a large resort town or something like that so there are people that are working to make sure that those people that do want to stay or to my. car continue to be in it to do that forced out of their area well i got to say you know thank you so much for coming on and reporting i know you're busy guy down there don't let us keep
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your here longer from the good job that you're doing always a pleasure and you know. keep doing the best work you can down there and all the love and support as with you. certainly thank you very much for having no problem thank you for your work. with a casino probe and it's twenty plus year mission and the data she found being processed and studied now it's time to move on to the fifth planet from the sun the gas giant of jupiter as american physicist michio kaku put it without jupiter cleaning out the early solar system the earth would be pockmarked with meteor collisions we would suffer from asteroid impacts every day see and that where the juno craft comes in launched on august fifth two thousand and eleven and entering jupiter's polar orbit on july sixth twenty sixteen the juno craft is measuring jupiter's gravity fields composition and polar magneto sphere all in another effort to understand our solar system and how it formed and quite an effort to know named
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after the queen of the ancient roman gods is putting out on september first she took four pictures over an eight minute span that with help from citizen scientist jerald and the help process these were all image data from the juno cam instruments to create these incredible views of the mass mammoth hydrogen and helium planet and there will be even more incredible images like these because the european space agency's jupiter icy moon explorer called juice is due to launch in two thousand and twenty two and masses europa clipper mission twenty twenty five both headed to jupiter. was when we love all this information we're good bargain this is great i like seeing multiple missions just as you are but oh yeah we said goodbye to cassini and that we say yes to a low draw or as your friends are going over the member of one of your lives world without told we are loved loves or told you all i love you i am tired rover and i'm top of the wall if people are watching those horses every great day them later.
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