Speaker for the Living

Speaker for the Living

Latest Episodes

Colorado Project 2.0 to Comprehensively Combat Human Trafficking
September 22, 2019

Amanda Finger, Executive Director and Founder, and Dr. Annie Miller, Co-Principal Investigator of the Colorado Project, from the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking in Denver, Colorado, discuss their recently released Colorado Project 2.

What is a T Visa and U Visa?
July 21, 2019

Seth and JJ explain what a T Visa and U Visa are, and how they can help victims of human trafficking get temporary nonimmigrant status. They also explain how Trump administration policies have affected these visa,

Jeffrey Epstein Charged with Sex Trafficking
July 14, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested and formerly charged with sex trafficking by the Southern District of New York. Seth and JJ discuss the new charges and information that has come to light. - Sources: Jeffrey Epstein Is Accused of Luring Girls to...

Programmable Slaves in Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse
June 22, 2019

Seth and JJ discuss Joss Whedon's most controversial work, Dollhouse, which intersects with themes of human trafficking, prostitution, ownership, identity, and consent. While it's been 10 years since Dollhouse debuted for a two season run,

Updatepalooza! NXIVM, Epstein, Kraft, Kelly, Lohan, Ayling
April 27, 2019

Seth and JJ gives updates on previous trafficking stories they've covered. NXIVM leaders Allison Mack pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy and racketeering charges. We find out who the primary victim was for Jeffrey Epstein's case.

Nona: Movie Review
April 14, 2019

Seth and JJ review the movie Nona, primarily analyzing how it portrays human trafficking. The movie has an intelligent script, strong characterization, and beautiful cinematography shot on location in multiple countries.

Throwing Stats Against the Wall: The Trump Administration and Trafficking
March 31, 2019

The Trump Administration claims a humanitarian crisis at the "southern border as human traffickers victimize countless women and children." JJ examines what Trump has said about human trafficking and at looks Trump administration policies,

Reflections on New Zealand and “The Great Replacement” Narrative
March 24, 2019

Seth draws on his experience living in New Zealand to reflect on the country and discusses "The Great Replacement" narrative that has seeped into the mainstream right, and how these narratives can increase dehumanization and marginalization,

Jeffrey Epstein: Billionaire? Pedophile? Pervert? Sexual Predator? Sex Offender? Sex Abuser? Sex Trafficker?
March 10, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse case is facing renewed scrutiny due to the way his case was handling, which included not properly notifying victims about the plea deal, which was really lenient given what he was accused of.

Krafting Trafficking: Why the Robert Kraft Scandal Shouldn’t Be Just About Him
March 03, 2019

Patriot's owner Robert Kraft was charged in Florida for solicitation of prostitution. Lanyun Ma of the East Spa was charged with human trafficking. JJ discusses massage parlors, the prostitution sting of the Johns, the situation the victims were in,