Typically, when describing a new species, biologists kill a member of the species to serve as a physical specimen. It’s time to rethink this practice.
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?
Humans are responsible for incredible suffering. But would animals be better off if we all disappeared?
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.
Assuming we want to help animals, we need to open hearts and minds, and judgments tend to do the opposite. So how do we avoid being judgmental?
In an interview with Dulce Ramirez, we discuss her path from rescuing one kitten to Executive Director of a major organization and the state of the animal protection movement in Mexico.
Is lab-grown meat really the beginning of the end of animal exploitation? This antispeciesist activist says the technology is not ethical and should not be celebrated.
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?”
A Catholic animal advocate explains why she says “I am a Christian, therefore I am vegan.”
One of the things we need to do to reduce animal suffering is change people’s hearts and minds. To do that, we need to understand others, know where they come from, listen to them, and know what attracts them and turns them off.