Episode

2/13 Melissa Gira Grant: Playing The Whore: The Work of Sex Work

February 13, 2014

Jacobin contributing editor Melissa Gira Grant author of  Playing The Whore: The Work of Sex Workthe history of legal regulations of selling sex, the role of race and immigration in criminalizing sex work, does being a sex worker mean you are a victim? The range of experiences of sex work, the problem with treating sex workers as outcasts, why we need to listen to sex workers, the importance of decriminalizing sex work and how the Internet is changing sex work.

On the Fun Half:  Myla Seder attacks Mayor de Blasio for not calling a snow day, Sam rebuts Myla’s attack, Libertarian hack Peter Schiff whines about his Daily Show appearance, the astroturf austerity group the Can Kicks Back is in debt, the danger of the Comcast Time Warner merger and your calls and IMs.

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