Category: Podcasts

Appreciation for our Avian Friends: Jacko the African Grey Parrot, and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier

It’s our Fall Member Drive! We feature an in studio interview with Jacko the African Grey Parrot and his human companion Adrianne Gauthier. Video live streamed – not to be missed!

Aph Ko on Speciesism as an Extension of White Supremacy

Featuring an interview with writer and decolonial theorist Aph Ko on her new book, “Racism as Zoological Witchcraft: A Guide to Getting Out.”

Interviews on Navigating School as an Animal Advocate, New York City’s Stance on Serving Processed Meats at School, and More

In this show, we continue our discussion on the move towards compassionate classrooms, including interviews with those trying to navigate as animal advocates in the school system, the New York City school stance on processed meat, school milk days, and hot lunch programs at schools.

Angel Chen on the Global Climate Strike and 100 Debates for the Environment

A discussion on Climate Action and the environmental platforms with regards to animal agriculture in the upcoming federal election, with special guest and social justice activist Angel Chen.

VIFF 2019 Review : The Whale and The Raven

In this post, we have a review of the upcoming documentary, The Whale and The Raven. Vancouver International Film Festival is showing The Whale and The Raven at SFU Goldcorp on October 4th (9pm) and October 6th (4pm). It is a film directed by Mirjam Leuze on the plight of the whales and the Gitga’at First Nations protecting the waters they reside in. The Whale and The Raven also features whale researchers Janie Wray and Hermann Meuter of Cetacea Lab.

Hearts and Minds Transformed by The Game Changers Movie, and Happy Pig Stories

In this show, we discuss how the movie The Game Changers has impacted a non-vegan, a Craigslist pig rescue story, and how Toronto activists led by Marni Jill Ugar were able to connect the owner of restaurant Bacon Nation to compassion for the animals.

Brenda Sanders on Making Veganism Accessible to Black Communities and Using It to Help Overcome Race-Based Oppression

Featuring an interview with vegan food justice activist Brenda Sanders, founder and president of the Afro-Vegan Society. Also, a discussion on elephants and rhinos, as well as the various ways in which they are exploited and harmed by humans and how to resist this, to celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day and World Rhino Day.

Compassionate Action: Be Fair Be Vegan Toronto, and Almira Tanner on the California Fur Ban

A feature interview with DxE’s Almira Tanner on this week’s ban of fur in the State of California. Plus, the BeFairBeVegan media campaign takes over the transit system of Toronto and MontrĂ©al.

Back to School: Interviews with Two Teachers about Animal Advocacy in School Systems, and Zoe Weil of the Institute of Humane Education

A school feature with interviews with two teachers about animal compassion in the education system. Also, Zoe Weil’s speech on the Humane Education Movement.

Burning of the Amazon Rainforest, Animal Advocacy Methods, and Dr. Michael Greger’s Continual Contribution to Plant-Based Nutritional Science

We feature a recent speech by Dr. Michael Greger on the top 15 ways of “how not to die”. He cites scientific evidence on the benefits of eating a plant-based diet.