Calling for an end to the global wildlife trade with World Animal Protection’s Campaign Director Melissa Matlow, including the elephant tourism industry. Plus, a revealing interview with local activist David Isbister on the Greater Vancouver Zoo dealings, especially in the aftermath of more deaths.
In this show we hear from Abioseh Cole, the Vegan Poet on the power of language and what lead him to writing the children’s book, “I am Not Food”, a text which explores why animals are people. We also speak to, Addy Rivera Sondas, the illustrator of the new children’s book, “Junebug: No Life Too Small” on her process of bringing this sweet story to life as well as how she uses her artwork to inspire empathy and social change. Our feature interview is with YouTuber and Indigenous mama, Jen Rivera Bell, on Veganism, parenthood, decolonizing food, and minimalism.
In this show, we feature an exclusive interview with writer and boom operator Paradox Delilah on her first self-published book, The Race, which draws on concepts of the modern dairy industry and the insidious ways we are distracted from its cruelties. We also listen to an encore interview of Aph Ko on speciesism as an extension of white supremacy.