Anger often drives people towards activism. But is advocacy grounded in anger effective?
What would it look like if the superhero’s sense of justice and compassion extended to non-humans too?
The suffering humans cause can make it seem like the world might be better off without us. If you could make humanity painlessly disappear with the pressing of a button, would you press it?
Taking animal rights seriously means starting at the beginning, limiting the power and influence our species exerts. If we care about animals, we should have smaller families.
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.
In an interview with the co-founder of the Microsanctuary Resource Center, we discussed the concept of a microsanctuary and the role caring for individual animals plays in the overall animal liberation movement.
A Catholic animal advocate grapples with what she calls “the Church’s indifference to the suffering of animals,” and calls for change.
A vegan and animal advocate uses his experience with recently moving to the countryside to work through the difficult subject of wild animal welfare and how humans can best live among wild animals.
I went to the zoo to study primates, to turn their behaviors into numbers on a chart. Instead, I found a complicated world, with five orangutans at the center of a twisted web of relationships.
On Good Friday, a religious scholar reflects on the role animal liberation played in the death of Jesus.
The notion that Earth is here for our use and pleasure is deeply embedded in our collective assumption. We have to rebalance our relationship with the natural world. COVID-19 is a warning of what happens when we don’t.