The antispeciesist revolution
AUG 6 2013
- From The Humanist, Namit Arora on eating animals: Opposition to factory farming as an ethical starting point.
- Should chimpanzees have legal rights? The “animal personhood” movement believes dolphins, great apes, and elephants deserve to be able to sue — and now it has a plaintiff.
- On being an octopus: Peter Godfrey-Smith on diving deep in search of the human mind.
- James McWilliams on radical activism and the future of animal rights.
- Animals have thoughts, feelings and personality — why have we taken so long to catch up with animal consciousness?
- Tom McClelland reviews Can Animals Be Moral? by Mark Rowlands.
- If you know how a cow feels, will you eat less meat? Inside a lab on the Stanford University campus, students experience what it might feel like to be a cow.
- An excerpt from Should We Eat Meat? Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory by Vaclav Smil.
- Researchers find more evidence that dolphins use names.
- David Pearce on the antispeciesist revolution.
- Andrew C. Revkin on a closer look at “nonhuman personhood” and animal welfare.
- The first chapter from Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models by William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland.
- Julie Hecht on how to teach language to dogs.
- Peter Singer on the world's first cruelty-free hamburger: Today's tasting of in vitro meat could herald a future free from needless animal suffering and polluting factory farms.