How many animals do you save each year by going vegetarian? Does factory farming make meat cheaper? Who’s more animal-friendly, Democrats or Republicans? Are well-funded animal rights lobbyists drowning out the voice of the poor old meat industry in public debate?
These are just a few of the questions Harish Sethu tackles on his blog, Counting Animals. Using the best data available, and being transparent about every step of his calculations, Sethu works to give animal advocates accurate, defensible numbers they can use in their arguments.
In our chat, Sethu will also cover a bit of the philosophy behind how to put a number on “how much good” our actions produce, and tell us how a rooster named Ghost changed his thinking about animals!
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