One of the questions most frequently asked of any vegan is: “what about plants?” Indeed, I do not know any vegan who has not gotten that question at least once and most of us have heard it many times. Of course, no one who asks this question really thinks that we cannot distinguish between, say, […]
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I admit to being a harsh and relentless critic of animal welfare. For the past 15 years or so, I have argued that because animals are property, animal welfare standards will generally only protect the interests of animals to the extent that the protection facilitates economically efficient exploitation. Animal welfare campaigns, for the most part, […]
The Sunday Times (UK), November 26, 2006, reports that in a BBC documentary, Peter Singer, described by The Times as “father of the modern animal rights movement” meets with Tipu Aziz, an Oxford vivisector who uses primates in his research on Parkinson’s disease. Aziz informs Singer that he induces parkinsonism in primates and claims that […]
- Guest Essay from Macrobiotic Pioneer, Marlene Watson-Tara: “Go Vegan – It’s Easy”
- Aspiring to Act Justly and Fairly Is Not “Sh*t”
- Should Animal Rights Advocates Promote “In-Vitro” or “Cultured” Meat?
- Abolitionist Approach Podcast: An Easy Way to Start a Conversation About Veganism
- Abolitionist Approach Podcast: On the Misuse of “Abolition”
- Abolitionist Approach Podcast: On Anthony Bourdain, Veganism, and Bad Behavior by Some “Animal People”
- A Short Essay on the Meaning of “New Welfarism”
- The Death of Activism and the Rise of Branding Spectacle in Animal Advocacy
- Animal Rights and “Pets”
- Tom Regan and the Animal Rights Movement That Once Was
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