Animal Rights Movement

20. Growing Our Activism

Are we really in charge of our lives, or a mere product of circumstances? Why can’t we be like some of the outstanding activists in our midst? Is it just a matter of getting rid of the fears that hold us back? And, how do we know when have we done enough? Let’s explore this …

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18. Grassroots Activism – Then and Now

Grassroots activism gave birth to the animal rights movement and fostered its growth for the next three decades. Then, its role has greatly diminished. Here, we explore the amazing history and current status of grassroots activism in the animal rights movement. Early History In 1977, four years before our movement’s historic first conference, pioneer grassroots …

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13. Why We Oppress? Why Animals?

Just a few days from now, on January 27th, the world will observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date marks 75 years since liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Hitler’s most notorious death camp. It’s an appropriate opportunity to question why we oppress and why animals. Why We Oppress? Oppression may be defined as the denial of another …

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