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.
In an interview with Dr. Andrew Rowan, we discussed the logistics of the Global Dog Campaign and how data can help improve the well-being of both dogs and human communities.
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.
In this fictional short story, an activist hatches a grand plan to take down poachers in Zimbabwe.
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?”
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 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.