The NXIVM Nexius: Human Trafficking and Cults

Seth and JJ tackle the complicated case of NXIVM–how did an MLM that sold itself as an “executive success program” under the direction of Keith Raniere end up with massive public attention…and more importantly, with many arrests and federal indictments on sex and labor trafficking? We detail how a group (DOS, or the Vow) within a group (Jness) within a group (NXIVM) ended up with a 2019 trial on human trafficking–and more broadly, how cults and human trafficking have a lot of overlap.