Thirty years ago this month (February 15, 1982 to be precise) the Daily Mirror published this historic front page. Rescued: Hooded raiders free lab dogs The story ran, A hooded army of Animal Liberation supporters rampaged through a research laboratory yesterday. … Continue reading
What to make of the political autobiographies and what they say about the Hunting Act 2004 which banned fox hunting and other bloodsports?
Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair wrote in A Journey that he didn’t ‘feel’ the issue. (305) May be that was why the Labour government had to be dragged kicking and screaming to ban bloodsports. Continue reading
Two of the Grumpy Vegan’s favourite vegan/animal rights blogs recently indicated their intention to pause their activities: Erik Marcus’s excellent Vegan blog and Suicide Food. Both blogs have been written about previously here. Erik writes One reason is that writing this … Continue reading
The folks at the Humane Research Council are a smart lot and provide an invaluable service to the animal rights movement, primarily in the US but also throughout the rest of the world, with their unique programs. One of these … Continue reading
The Grumpy Vegan recommends Animal Rights Zone as an outstanding place to engage in a thoughtful debate on animal ethics and its application to or relationship with animal advocacy. In their own words, ARZone exists to help educate vegans and … Continue reading
A belated Web site of the Week (apologies for the delay) this week is dedicated to the online journal, Critical Society. In the words of its founding editor, Barry Kew, the journal is for “articles denied space elsewhere due to … Continue reading