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In the Loop: December 11, 2009 Archive

Free sex in Copenhagen: Is it sustainable?

Posted at 12:03 PM on December 11, 2009 by Sanden Totten (2 Comments)

Before the climate conference in Copenhagen got underway, Lord Mayor Ritt Bjerregaard sent out postcards to the hotels where the delegates were staying. The postcards had a simple message: "Be sustainable - don't buy sex."

This, despite the fact that prostitution is legal in Denmark. So the sex workers turned the message around and offered free sex to anyone who brought in one of these postcard with valid ID from the conference.

But why send the cards in the first place? And how is making love unsustainable? To find out the back story behind this strange incident we called up Susanne Moller of SiO, a Danish sex workers interest group.

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New Episode: Angry Climate Hookers - Revolutionary Frogs - Santa Three-way

Posted at 4:12 PM on December 11, 2009 by Jeff Horwich (0 Comments)

Gosh, this episode sounds somewhat more sexual than it is... Which doesn't mean it doesn't sizzle with awesome content!

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We talk with a guy from the Grantham Institute on why "adaptation" should be on the agenda in Copenhagen, and look into why "prostitution" is somehow on the agenda as well. Kermit the Frog stops by with a song about Iran, Sanden updates on the "discovery" of "dark matter" here in "Minnesota," and we hold our first annual Santa Round-Table with Santas from Minneapolis, Duluth, and New Jersey.

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