The Washington Post: No longer a paper pimp

Coming shortly after Craigslist’s decision to close its “Adult Services” section in the U.S.,  The Washington Post closed a chapter in its own history of advertising for brothels that have involved human trafficking and other violent crimes.

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Pimp my nonprofit? Let’s put a wife-beater on it.

It is difficult to call out friends in the nonprofit sector.  The job of the language police is not a popular one as they are too often ridiculed for being overly sensitive to “harmless” words.  However, after I received my third email invitation to “pimp my nonprofit,” I realized how deeply our culture [...]

‘The People’s Voice’ at the United Nations

Black and white animal-printed lounge chairs and couches.  Deep pink and purple mood lighting.  DJ-spun tracks thumping through the speakers and floors.  Champagne-filled glass flutes and cocktail glasses.  From the appearances of the room, I could have been in any number of swanky and exclusive nightclubs in New York City.

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Pimp My Pumpkin

As I waited in line to make a purchase at Barnes & Noble today, I started scanning over the items in the “Gift Ideas” display. Right next to a Harry Potter wizard kit and a Hello Kitty jewelry kit, I saw “Pimp My Pumpkin” emblazoned on a small shiny box.

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