Dr. Katharine Gelber and Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan published an opinion piece in ABC Religion & Ethics titled “Does democratic self-rule sometimes necessitate illegal activity? Trespass, free speech, and Australia’s “ag-gag” laws,” which addresses how ag-gag laws are a threat to free speech and democratic debate.
Cheryl Abbate, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, published a Guest Post “The Racial Injustice We Eat” on the Vegan Feminist Network. In it, she draws attention to the racial injustices inherent to the meat industry, which have been exacerbated by COVID-19.
Z. Zane McNeill, independent activist-scholar, published a new article in Sentient Media titled “Exacerbating Systemic Racism and Abuse in Animal Agriculture.” Read more of McNeill’s recent work here: Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation, Crip HumAnimal The Revolutionary Potential of Vegan Politics, Sentient Media Zane McNeill on Growing Up Vegan as a QueerContinue reading “Z. Zane McNeill on “Exacerbating Systemic Racism and Abuse in Animal Agriculture””
Dr. Prakash Kashwan, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut, published an essay in The Conversation titled “American environmentalism’s racist roots have shaped global thinking about conservation.”
In a Crip HumAnimal Guest Post titled “Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation,” Z. Zane McNeill, independent activist-scholar and co-editor of Queer and Trans Voices: Achieving Liberation Through Consistent Anti-Oppression, discusses the connections between speciesism, ableism, and cisheteropatriarchy. Read more of McNeill’s recent work here: The Revolutionary Potential of Vegan Politics, Sentient Media ZaneContinue reading “Z. Zane McNeill on “Veganizing the Re-Claimed Body: Queer and Disability Liberation” (September 2020)”
Brooke Haggerty, executive director for Faunalytics, published a web article titled “Using Research and Data to Create an Inclusive Animal Rights Movement,” which is part of the Encompass Essays: “a new series written by farmed animal protection advocates who are committed to exploring and prioritizing racial diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by creating a more just animalContinue reading “Brooke Haggerty on “Using Research and Data to Create an Inclusive Animal Rights Movement””
Cortney S. Warren, board certified clinical psychologist and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas), published a touching tribute to her mother, pioneer ecofeminist Karen Warren, in Psychology Today. Karen Warren passed away on August 21st, 2020 from a neurodegenerative illness (Multiple Systems Atrophy). Karen Warren has published more than 40 articles,Continue reading “A Celebration of the Life of Ecofeminist Karen Warren”
Amia Srinivasan, the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford, published an article in the New Yorker titled “What Have We Done to the Whale?” As she puts it, “[t]he creatures once symbolized our efforts to save the planet; now they demonstrate all the ways we have devastated it.”
In a recent web article (How Vice President Pence Is Exposing the Sexual Politics of Meat), Carol Adams draws attention to the toxic-masculinity that underlies Vice President Pence’s claim that he’ll “Keep Kamala Harris From Meddling With America’s Meat.”