03/11/2008 - The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a sharp increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, but a prominent immigration reform group named in the report says the data is misleading.
02/29/2008 - Slavery is becoming more common in the West as well as in developing countries, according to the Department of State’s annual report on human trafficking. In 2007, a California company settled a slavery case with the US government and Gap Inc. announced an investigation into subcontractor use of forced child labor.
02/29/2008 - The European Union has brought increasing economic prosperity to its members, but it has also created a single market that car thieves exploit shrewdly. Here is the data from Eurostat, Europol, Interpol, and the FBI.