July 8, 2013

21ST CENTURY PROSTITUTION: The New Prostitutes. “They were not human-trafficking victims in the classic sense. They stayed close to their families. They all came to New York to take advantage of a growing black market — an underground economy that offered them life-changing money, and with a remarkably low barrier to entry. The real temptation wasn’t drugs or alcohol, but the promise of social mobility.”

If we made it legal, that would also make it safer.