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Nathalie Rothschild is commissioning editor of spiked and has written about the modern hysteria over modern slavery and trafficking.
Following a series of Channel 4 TV programmes that charted the shocking stories of abuse and exploitation of so-called ‘modern-day slaves’ – women and children from abroad coerced to work in Britain as domestic servants and prostitutes – it is important to make one thing clear: slavery was abolished 200 years ago and it has not returned.
In a response to the series of Channel 4 TV programmes that
charted the shocking stories of abuse and exploitation of
‘modern-day slaves’, Rothschild writes:
Read Rothschild’s article in full here.
Nathalie Rothschild is speaking in the debate Trafficking: new slave trade or moral panic? at the Battle of Ideas festival in London on Sunday 31 October.