Both fiction and animal liberation rely upon our capacities to imagine and speculate something that is not (yet) here, not already existing. We are asking the question: “What does the world we want to live in actually look like?”
Elephant researcher Joyce Poole uses her experience witnessing wild elephants after two births to demonstrate how she came to understand elephants’ capacity to feel grief and joy.
See select images from the new book HIDDEN, which compiles the work of forty photojournalists who document animal lives.
One man who is credited with the genesis of the animal rights movement in the United States is Henry Bergh, who was the founder of the ASPCA and undoubtedly left his mark on today’s animal activism.
Maybe we can help de-sterilize meat’s image and help create the disgust that decent people are bound to feel when they think about eating the bodies of mistreated creatures.
These enigmatic big cats are typically viewed as a threat, both to humans and farmed animals. But are they actually? And can we learn to live together in harmony with them?
A marine biologist shares a few of her favorite stories and facts about fish, who are so often under-appreciated and underestimated.
In a conversation with Dr. Gillespie, we discussed her book, why she says that animal liberation isn’t possible within a capitalist system and veganism is not just a diet, and her thoughts on the relationship between academic work and activism.
Humane communities would endorse animal-friendly affordable housing, living wages, and recognize the importance of human-animal bonds.
There are changes happening in the veganism and animal liberation movements. Mainstream veganism, which is largely food-focused and apolitical, just isn’t cutting it, and its inattention to other forms of oppression besides speciesism is a big problem.
In an interview with activist and children’s book author Clare Druce, we discussed her recent book and her thoughts on how to reach young people with messages about protecting animals.