One might feel anxious, unsafe or generally uncomfortable roaming the streets of what is known to be a sin city. True societal sickness however is mostly present in cities wherein the sins are publicly on display yet not acknowledged as such. When parking tickets are being written one block away from victims of human trafficking selling their bodies, we are at the point where we should feel most anxious. Instead we choose to tell ourselves the likeliness of young women being drug addicted, brainless creatures selling their bodies for 30% of those parking tickets is higher than the possibility that they might be victims.
(The images of text show excerpts of news articles regarding the brothel, published between 2013 and 2018. Nothing seems to have had an impact on the existence of the brothel.)