Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
***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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Anastasia Yarbrough on April 21, 2012 at 22:36 — No Comments
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…Continue