Daily Archives: June 14th, 2012

QotD: Stockholm syndrome

I think we understand things like the Stockholm syndrome better when it is a well-educated white political prisoner. But somehow when it’s a sweatshop or a brothel we say: “Why don’t they escape?

Gloria Steinem, Interview with OnPointRadio.org about human trafficking, sexual slavery, and the book for which she wrote the preface, “Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery,” 2006

Found via Starlingswarm.