SOURCE: The Nation
American Militarism is the Key to Understanding Today's Violence Against Asian Women
Since the Philippine-American war in the 1890s, the sexual exploitation of Asian women has gone hand in hand with American militarism in the Pacific. It's foolish to pretend that this history has nothing to do with attacks on Asian American women today.
SOURCE: The Daily Californian
Professor Juana María Rodríguez talks sex work’s history and the internet’s future
Although this humanities research project might read to many as a niche project in a small ethnic studies department, its cultural, political and technological implications loom large.
The Frightening Parallels between 19th Century American Slavery and 21st Century Sex Trafficking
by Calvin Schermerhorn
Many of the ways present-day sex traffickers do business would look familiar to slave traders supplying “fancy maids” -- females sold for sexual exploitation -- to buyers in the South.
Why Is It Congress Seems Concerned with Families Only When Sex Trafficking Is at Issue?
by Jessica R. Pliley
It's an old tradition in America, going back to the Mann Act (1910).
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