I have been wondering for a long time why people like Desmond Tutu aren't given prime-time television shows. There should be a whole television network dedicated to the spiritual pursuit of global peace and justice. In the meantime, please read the following by Desmond Tutu on the global arms trade.
The Modern Successor to the Slave Trade
No longer should the peace business be undermined by the arms business
by Desmond Tutu
For many years, I've been involved in the peace business, doing what I can to help people overcome their differences. In doing so, I've also learnt a lot about the business of war: the arms trade. In my opinion it is the modern slave trade. It is an industry out of control: every day more than 1,000 people are killed by conventional weapons. The vast majority of those people are innocent men, women and children.
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