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Anastasia Yarbrough
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Do white supremacy and patriarchy hurt animals?

Started Jul 19, 2013 0 Replies

I wanted to pose this question for people engaged in justice and compassion work for animals and who also think regularly about animal rights. So I've spent many years striving for animal liberation,…Continue

Tags: sexism, speciesism, racism, patriarchy, supremacy

Vegan Schools, Clinics, Social Services?

Started Jul 22, 2012 0 Replies

It's been a few months since I've posted on ARZone. Back in the spring, I posed the question of what it would take for veganism to become more integrated into basic needs in society and thus be…Continue

Tags: society, education, institutions, services, social

What is veganism doing to ensure it's here to stay?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anastasia Yarbrough May 16, 2012. 5 Replies

This question has come up over and over among vegan friends living in Asheville and with a philosopher friend who has been questioning the cultural sustainability of vegan consumption as we know…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kath Worsfold Apr 30, 2012. 1 Reply

I never actually introduced myself to AR Zone. Hi, I'm Anastasia. I've posted a few things to the blog and forum already. I joined AR Zone because my close friend said that I would get the deep and…Continue

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Farmed Animal Sanctuary Meets Social Enterprise

Posted on April 30, 2012 at 8:59 1 Comment

***Thanks to everyone at AR Zone who replied to my inquiry into sanctuaries! This is one of many posts looking into the potential of sanctuaries. Please offer your feedback and insight***

For most folks trying to run a farmed animal sanctuary, they soon learn it is a money sink.  Not everyone is as fortunate, visionary, or aggressive in their fundraising as the founders of Farm Sanctuary.  The…


Social Enterprise for Animals

Posted on April 21, 2012 at 22:36 0 Comments

Not a day goes by when I don’t sign into my email or search the web and find the phrase “social enterprise.”  It’s increasingly common where there’s “social change.”  More and more social justice groups are adopting it.  So what is it exactly that makes folks grab hold of it not unlike the sustainability frenzy?

Social enterprise offers a way to get to the heart of human values without having to take a single philosophy course.  And an unfortunate consequence, like sustainability, is…


Environmental Justice for Animals

Posted on April 20, 2012 at 6:00 1 Comment

Before some of y'all get mad or confused, the title is not an attempt to co-opt the phrase "environmental justice" away from communities of color plagued by environmental, health, and economic inequalities.  Nor is it an attempt to replace "animal rights."  This post is concerning issues of space and habitat I've been grappling with for a while.  As I've started working directly with urban animals, urban black communities living in poverty, and this notion of interspecies community, I've had…


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At 13:56 on May 18, 2012, Kath Worsfold said…

Hi Anastasia! Thanks for the friend request - it's great to link up with people who are kindred spirits. 

At 19:52 on April 26, 2012, Kate✯GO VEGAN+NOBODY GETS HURT Ⓥ said…

Hello Anastasia. Welcome to Animal Rights Zone.



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