What would it mean for systems of animal exploitation if instead of looking away, we turned towards animals who were suffering? In an interview with the founder of The Save Movement, we discuss what bearing witness looks like, how it helps animals, and why she considers it an ethical duty.
Browsing: Farm Animals
Sheep riding, or “mutton busting,” is a rodeo event where children jump on terrified sheep, riding them around as the sheep struggle desperately to free themselves.
In an interview with the Executive Producer of the new film Bucking Tradition, we discuss what rodeos mean for animals and the tension between cultural autonomy and animal protection.
Intro. 1378, which forbids selling foie gras from tortured ducks and geese in New York City, was passed yesterday.
View the powerful winning submissions of the 2019 Vegan Photo Essay Contest here.
In Foer’s new book, he discusses both that livestock are one of the main drivers of climate change and that he struggles to maintain a vegan diet. How do we understand and address this gap between knowing something and acting on it?
In an interview with the founder of The Gentle Barn animal sanctuary, we discuss what she’s learned over the past 20 years, the role of sanctuaries in the animal protection movement and what surprises visitors most about meeting turkeys.
Using ag-gag laws, farmers and legislators seek to silence whistleblowers and undercover investigative reporters who try to expose the truth to the public about animal agriculture.
Greece’s Minister of Development and Industry recently made alarming statements endorsing fur production and incorrectly characterizing fur as more environmentally friendly than alternatives. Greek activists are speaking out in response.
Duck and goose down may seem like a relatively innocuous product to some, but the truth is the industry is extremely brutal to the birds and deceptive to consumers.
Sorrow and anguish filled a South African harbor as inspectors were unable to put a stop to the loading and departure of a horribly inhumane live export ship full of sheep.
the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a rule allowing pig slaughterhouses nationwide to police themselves and kill pigs at very high line speeds.