Monday, February 14, 2005

Second Thoughts about Valentine Chocolates

How about dinner and a movie instead of that giant box of chocolates this Valentine's Day? Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) write in the LA Times that child slaves in Ivory Coast "are whipped, beaten and broken like horses to harvest the almond-sized beans that are made into chocolate treats for more fortunate children in Europe and the United States."

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