What insight does an evolutionary perspective bring to movements to reduce animal suffering? Can an understanding of the evolution of human psychology and behavior challenge widely-held ideas about why we mistreat animals?
The Dangerous Rhetoric of Contemporary Animal Rights Law: A Review of Marek Muller’s Impersonating Animals
Muller’s text offers a direct challenge to the burgeoning animal law movement, asking advocates and lawyers to interrogate their tactics, rhetoric, and goals.
Four important lessons animal advocates can learn from radical organization the Black Panthers.
In order to help the world’s dogs, we need an estimate of their population, and of what percent are homeless in each country.
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.
Beginning in the 1980s, farm animal well-being slowly took over as the major focus of animal advocacy organizations. How has this affected conditions for farm animals in different countries?
What would it mean to decolonize veganism as a way of eating, political commitment, and social movement? This interview with Mi’kmaw scholar Dr. Margaret Robinson is an effort to explore that question.
John Howard Moore’s book The Universal Kinship has been held up as a foundational antispeciesist text, but the book is unfortunately full of pseudo-scientific racism.
ANIMAL PEOPLE affirms that Black Lives Matter, and calls on animal protection activists to also stand up for human rights in the face of oppression and persecution.
On Good Friday, a religious scholar reflects on the role animal liberation played in the death of Jesus.