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 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…
This story in the news today.
It's incredible that they kept the elephant there while there was blasting going on nearby causing the elephant to suffer panic attacks. Yet another not surprising outcome from…Continue
Today, April 25th, is Anzac Day in Australia when we celebrate the sacrifices of soldiers since WW1 to present day. It is a date that comes from the Anzac (Australian & New Zealand Army Corps) soldiers who fell in the battle at Gallipoli.
What is usually forgotten is the role that animals, in particular horses, played in the wars. The treatment they received however was anything but honourable.
The Australian Waler Horse is well known for stamina, courage and strength. …Continue