Dr. Kendra Coulter is teaching the first-ever Labour Studies course focused on nonhuman animals at a major university. Using examples ranging from therapy dogs to horse racing, from socialized care of street dogs in Greece to low-cost veterinary clinics in Hamilton, Coulter shows us how animal work is enmeshed with capitalism and class, and how we can approach solidarity with working animals and the humans who work with them. Continue reading
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Seeing Through the Fence: An Interview with Eleni Vlachos
Meat-eating is a ubiquitous practice through many parts of the world. While vegetarians are frequently asked why they eschew animal products, it is less likely to hear omnivores reflect on their dietary choices. Eleni Vlachos, with camera in hand and judgement reserved, takes to the streets in the United States to talk with activists and non-activists … Continue reading
Exposé on the Greek Olympics: Where have all the stray animals gone?
Join us for an international conversation about the plight of animals in Greece. First we will speak with Dianne Aldan about her work with the Greek Animal Rescue (Canada), which is part of the larger UK registered charity by the same name. We’ll find out what the Olympics has to do with the treatment of strays … Continue reading