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Chris Hedges – Prostitution: Being Raped for a Living

This column includes material from Chris Hedges’ interview of Rachel Moran. Prostitution abolition activist Moran is a former prostitute and a writer, blogger and founding member of SPACE International, an organization for survivors of prostitution.  BALTIMORE—The reduction of another human being to an object and the glorification of male violence, whether in war or prostitution, are romanticized by popular culture. It …

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Heather Gray – A Message to American Mothers About Sex in the Military

Amnesty International just made a decision regarding decriminalizing the sex industry and I frankly wonder if they understand anything about it. In the dialogue about this within the Amnesty International circles, the Philippines is mentioned. Here’s an excerpt of what Janice G. Raymond who is the former co-director of the “Coalition Against Trafficking in Women” had to say about this …

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Chris Hedges – Amnesty International: Protecting the ‘Human Rights’ of Johns, Pimps and Human Traffickers

The decision by Amnesty International’s decision-making forum, the International Council Meeting, to call for the decriminalization of prostitution is another in a long line of triumphs for heartless neoliberal economics and the grotesque commodification of human beings that defines predatory capitalism. Salil Shetty, secretary-general of Amnesty International, said: “Sex workers are one of the most marginalized groups in the world …