Gary Francione, professor of law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Distinguished Scholar of Law & Philosophy at Rutgers University School of Law, and Taimie L. Bryant, professor of law at the UCLA School of Law, join us to delve deeper into the topic of teaching animal rights courses in law school and how these can affect the … Continue reading
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Gary Francione on the California ban on foie gras
On this week’s show Gary Francione, professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law, will share his controversial view regarding California’s foie gras ban, including his contention that the initiative isn’t a victory for the animals at all. Also, we’ll investigate the details of this ban, and consider the implications of the research plan posed … Continue reading
Should pit bulls be banned?
We discuss pit bulls and debate breed bans with: Dr. Stanley Coren, one of Canada’s leading dog experts; Daniel Paden from People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals; Vicki Burns, Executive Director of the Winnipeg Humane Society; and Amy White, Director of Communications for the Toronto Humane Society. Plus Vanessa Holm of the Toronto Vegetarian Association talks about the 20th … 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
Anthony Nocella II discusses his new book. Plus, a visit to Farm Sanctuary
The first anthology of writings on the history, ethics, politics and tactics of the Animal Liberation Front, Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals features both academic and activist perspectives and offers powerful insights into this international organization and its position within the animal rights movement. Calling on sources as venerable as Thomas … Continue reading
Richard Kahn talks about GetVegan.com, ecological consciousness, and saving the planet
Interview with Richard Kahn, publisher of the Vegan Blog. Richard will join us to talk about GetVegan.com, a “collective based in Southern California that aims to promote ecological consciousness, sustainable living practices, and animal rights to a burgeoning global culture that is interested in what it can do to help save the planet!” GetVegan.com provides a wide range … Continue reading
Jennifer Conrad, DVM, on declawing
Jennifer Conrad, DVM, founder and director of The Paw Project, talks about feline declawing. She answers a few common questions like: Is laser surgery a safer method of declawing? What are the complications that can arise from this operation? What are the alternatives? Isn’t declawing a cat and giving her a home better than leaving her … Continue reading
Eddie Lama, star of The Witness and founder of the Oasis Sanctuary
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