Slavery Today

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Kleptocratic government
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a government by those who seek chiefly status and personal gain at the expense of the governed

causal factors
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Causal factors are any behaviour, omission, or deficiency that if corrected, eliminated, or avoided probably would have prevented the fatality.

supporting factors
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Supporting factors are factors, that contribute a certain fatality, but are not necessary causal factors. This means if a supporting factor would have been corrected or eliminated, the problem would not necessarily have been prevented.

to live on the edge
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to live under very poor or miserable conditions

suffering extreme poverty

sound (adj.)
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in a good condition: solid and strong

freedom from punishment, harm or loss

sketchy (Am.) (coll.)
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dubious, not to be trusted, suspicious

to demean in English
to lower in character, status, or reputation

vulnerability
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the state of being easily hurt or harmed physically, mentally, or emotionally; here: easily economically harmed

transatlantic
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involving people or countries on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean


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