Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
Here is an article that I find quite moving. It is a courageous thing to do after surviving the holocaust to then be able to stand up for animals and state the similarities with how we treat animals…Continue
This is quite an entertaining and very interesting presentation about diet. Runs around 55 minutes.Very entertaining presenter but the message is serious and clearly points to a whole food plant…Continue
In this new HumaneMyth essay, James LaVeck and Jenny Stein of Tribe of Heart explain how the co-option of this year's national animal rights conference (AR 2012) by corporatized "animal protection"…Continue
Kerry Baker has not received any gifts yet
This is an ambitious project to try and confirm numbers of vegans.
It takes really only a minute to do.
The Australian Society for Kangaroos has been in court this week trying to stop a cull of kangaroos indigenous to the area.
These culls have been almost annual, based on the ACT Government line that they are in 'plague' proportions. The real problem is that the area is the seat of Federal Government with head offices for public sector agencies, and the ACT Government relies heavily on the revenue it receives from the continual turnover in housing and the explosion of building…Continue
This was the headline article in the Sunday Age today, one of our major newspapers. While I am pleased to see it given such prominence it is nevertheless distressing to read what we all probably know or suspect, that 'ethics committees' and a bit of a joke.
For anyone who feels so inclined I think it would be appropriate to contact Monash University, and the National health and Medical Research Council which you can Google to express ourtage and be advocates for the…Continue
One of my favourite poems by DH Lawrence. I was reminded of this today when a young woman in a shop squashed a spider on the counter just as I said 'DON'T" and before I could stop her. I said 'why did you do that?' and she asked what I'd have done with it and I said 'put it outside.' But I recalled being afraid of spiders as a child, my mother telling me I was afraid of them, and how long it took me to treat them respectfully.
A snake came to my…