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Fair Pay For A Fair Night’s Work

One of the main tropes concerning prostitution is that the customers are ‘exploiting’ the girls. The dictionary definition of this term is not terribly relevant; people have in mind the more or less Marxist usage based on the concept of surplus product, whereby a worker is paid only a fraction of the value he creates […]

Posted on February 10, 2012 at 12:08 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mixed Discos

A sex-tourist remarks on a board that ‘the local girls really party’. This is politically incorrect: he should have said that the local girls ‘are being sexually exploited’. And yet, had he but made that remark about the women of his own country, or about his female compatriots in the self-same beach resort, far fewer […]

Posted on February 11, 2012 at 16:54 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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The Shag Swag Scam

Xaviera Hollander’s mother told her never to accept money from any man except the one she married. That was a consistent ethic, marking a sharp distinction between the respectable woman and the prostitute that her daughter later chose to become. The equality feminists of the Sixties maintained a similar position, holding that a woman should […]

Posted on February 12, 2012 at 11:33 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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‘White Slavery’ In Demand

One of the driving forces of Nazism was the meme that white European maidens were being sold into sexual slavery in the Ottoman Empire, by the Jews of Salonica. The real history of the thing was that large numbers of East European peasant girls were indeed being trafficked, with roving entrepreneurs paying the parents, perhaps […]

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 09:55 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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How To Live Like Film Stars

A common feminist meme is that the trade in hookers from Eastern Europe is caused by the demand. By which is meant that the phenomenon is caused by the wickedness of customers. In point of fact, the market is saturated – there are far too many East European prostitutes for the demand. They will tell […]

Posted on September 15, 2015 at 12:08 by Hugo Grinebiter · Permalink · Leave a comment
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