Feminism, Animals, and Science: Interview with Dr. Lynda Birke

Please join us for a conversation with esteemed feminist biologist, Lynda Birke. With numerous titles to her name, including The Sacrifice: How Scientific Experiments Transform Animals and People (co-authored, 2007), Feminism and the Biological Body (2000), Feminism, Animals, and Science: The Naming of the Shrew (1994), among others, Birke has been breaking new ground for over three decades. … Continue reading

An Activist Sampler

We feature the premiere broadcast of Mirha-Soleil Ross’ interview with UK’s John Curtin, former ALF member and current public educator. In this provocative conversation, Curtin reflects on animal liberation praxis, social change, and media representations of his activism. Then we’ll be joined by Melissa Tkachyk, Earthroots‘ Wilderness Campaigner / Wolves Ontario! Coordinator, and Earthroots’ Campaign Director. They … Continue reading

West Coast Activism: Resisting the Fur Industry and Dissection; Visakha SPCA

First we hear from Rae Vasudevan, coordinator of Skinned!, a BC animal protection group. Two years of pressure from Skinned! has finally paid off: Famous Players has stopped advertising for the Fur Council of Canada and other independent furriers. Want to learn the secret of Skinned!’s success? Interested in learning more about the Canadian fur industry? … Continue reading