Month: December 2019

11. Animal Rights in 2020 Hindsight

Approaching the year 2020 affords an opportune time to look back at the social changes we’ve wrought since the birth of our movement 40 years ago. Sometimes, the slow pace of social change makes us wonder whether our efforts are bearing fruit. As our movement’s oldest activist, I can provide an encouraging long-term perspective. A …

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10. Animal Rights or Animal Lives?

I have been championing animal rights since organizing the first national animal rights conference in 1981. But how do I explain this concept to my neighbor? And how about the social contract? Is animal rights about them or about us? And what about saving animal lives?  A Bit of History In 1965, British novelist, playwright, …

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