animal rights

Aug 23, 2011

Objectifying women and sexualizing meat

The F Word
How are animal rights activism, pornography and the male gaze connected? Meghan Murphy speaks with intellectual and activist Carol J. Adams about the connections between women, meat and the male gaze.
Book Review
Apr 22, 2011

Veganize it!

Jessica Rose
Part two of this series features books that make it easier for home cooks to embrace a vegan lifestyle and give readers the confidence to create meatless versions of their favourite recipes.
Mar 16, 2011
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What if wildlife had a day in court?

Madeline Ostrander
If a corporation has rights, such as freedom of speech, by law, is it such a stretch to extend them to a river or an orangutan?
Jan 6, 2011

Stopping animal research at UBC

UBC conducts extensive research on a variety of animals, including pigs, primates, cats and rabbits. Much of that research is funded by the public, through taxpayer dollars and student fees.
Book Review
Nov 4, 2010
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Jane Goodall celebrates 50 years of activism

Melanie Redman
Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe, a new book celebrating Dr. Goodall's achievements, provides an update on her innovative work and activism.
Oct 5, 2010

Shut down the horse slaughterhouses now, say activists

John Bonnar Audio Blog
On Monday, October 4, a demonstration took place outside of the Beer Bistro on King Street East in Toronto as part of a nation wide protest to shut down the horse slaughterhouses in Canada.
Nov 10, 2009

Animal rights activists fight U.S. terrorism law

Stark Raven: Prison Justice
Animal rights activists are increasingly being targetted by the state as terrorists. A lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights is challenging the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.
May 15, 2009

Spring 2009's don't miss documentaries

Hot Docs has proven every year to be an essential forum for the stories that we never get to see in the mainstream. Look for these docs at local festivals in cities across Canada.


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