On the Line

On the Line "The New Gridlock"i
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"The New Gridlock"

On the Line "The New Gridlock"

Published January 11, 2013

"The New Gridlock"

On the Line

Smart talk about issues and ideas that matter.

On the Line is a lively forum, hosted by Ayesha Tanzeem, where newsmakers, policy experts, diplomats, activists, academics and journalists discuss world events. It focuses on the critical issues shaping the future, and gives those issues the vigorous, serious debate they deserve. The program broadcasts worldwide on VOA Television, and is also heard on VOA radio. Condensed versions of the program can be heard in translation in over 40 languages via VOA radio's language services.


This Week's Program:

Slavery has long been abolished but it still exists although its modern forms are different.  On this week's "On the Line",
a discussion about the various forms in which it exists and about what is being done to stem this scourge.
Maurice I. Middleberg: Executive Director, Free the Slaves, Washington D.C.  
Joanna Ewart-James: Campaigns Team Manager, Walk Free, London