Human Trafficking Part III: How it Happens and How to Report it

By Janice Barlow _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Human (Sex) Trafficking is Nationwide Just about anywhere you go, if you know who to contact or what to look for, you can “hook up” with an underage girl or boy for sex. There are different types of action that people seek. Sadly, a good number of those who seek out this pedophilia (and that is precisely what it is – so if you know anyone who has, you may safely label that person a pedophile), are white married men, often who have their own children.…

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Human Trafficking Part II: The Crackdown on Backpage.com

By Janice Barlow The Door Slams on Backpage.com BACKPAGE.COM WAS THE LEADING PROMULGATOR of sex trafficking online advertising, both of minors and adults. It ran online classified ads which allowed those in the public who knew how to gain access to it (which was not overly difficult), to set up an “account”. The Senate had been investigating Backpage for some time, and was seeking a way to crack down on it and close it down once and for all. Backpage did not only advertise classifieds for prostitution, but it taught those involved…

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Human Trafficking in the United States Part 1: A Common Situation

By Janice Barlow Human Trafficking is not just overseas anymore. SEX TRAFFICKING of both young men and women and boys and girls has been a rampant problem in this country for many years. That’s correct. Not globally, but in the United States. Only recently has the issue begun to surface in mainstream headlines, and primarily on account of the shutdown of the website, Backpage.com, where men would seek out ways to hook up with these troubled and abused youth, many of whom were kidnapped. Although I was aware that this…

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Pillow Talk: Examining The Morality And Societal Impact Of Prostitution

by J Hellen Pillow Talk: Examining The Morality And Societal Impact Of Prostitution Prostitution is cliché’d to be the “world’s oldest profession”, and for as long as prostitution has existed, it has also been considered taboo. Even today, in the midst of the New Sexual Revolution, where there are about as many different sexual preferences as there are gender preferences and hardly anything comes as a shock –  prostitutes, and particularly female prostitutes, are still criminalized, ostracized, and stigmatized for plying their wares. Here, we will examine the pros and cons…

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Why Bernie Sanders Should Have Been a Professor at a Liberal Arts College

By Janice Barlow Bernie Sanders, Independent Senator from Vermont, ran as an Independent, because, as an admitted Socialist, it is not likely he would have gleaned enough support to make it as far as he did in the last presidential election, nearly defeating his opponent, Hillary Clinton in the primaries. In light of last Wednesday’s tax plan debate with Ted Cruz, R-TX on CNN, where Bernie Sanders kept repeating mantras about the Koch brothers, (he himself was backed by George Soros), and the top 1% getting the biggest tax breaks,…

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Human Trafficking – Crimes Against Humanity

J. Lee Human Trafficking – Modern Day Slavery This story exposes the international shame of human, sex and labor trafficking. Human trafficking is prevalent in the United States and throughout the world. The idea in most people’s minds is it happens elsewhere, but America has its own dirty secrets. No nation is innocent in crimes against humanity. It is estimated that 1/3 of those trafficked are children. Wikipedia – Human trafficking is the trade of humans, most commonly for the purpose of forced labour, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker…

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