Tag: activism

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.

Travelling in Italy as a Vegan, and Isa Leshko on Photography as a Powerful Tool for Animal Advocacy

Featuring an interview with artist and writer Isa Leshko on the power of photography in animal activism. Plus, host Elyse shares her experiences travelling in Italy as a vegan.

“Meat The Victims Canada” Activists Expose a Modern Pig Farm in Abbotsford, BC

Interviews with some of the 200 activists who peacefully protested and documented cruelty on a local pig farm. We address some of the comments we have been hearing from farmers, and speak to a former RCMP officer-turned activist about breaking the law to obtain justice.

Is it Possible to be an Environmentalist Without Being Vegan?

Local vegan activists discuss a recent event hosted by UBC, “Hope in the Climate Crisis: Transitioning Our World”, featuring a speech by renowned environmentalist and scientist, David Suzuki. Also, an interview with Professor Daniel Pauly about environmental strategy.

Frank Metivier, “The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond”

Featuring an interview with Frank Metivier, “The Vigorous Vegan Vagabond,” who travels around in his van doing activism for animals.

Mark Hawthorne just released an expanded version of Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism

Interviews with author Mark Hawthorne on his updated book “Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism”, and Dr. Katherine Van Ekert on Lulelumon’s refusal to stop using down in their clothing products.

Activist Brian Brown on Promoting Veganism Over Vegetarianism and Abolitionism Versus Welfarism

Choosing honesty and ethical consistency in our activism messaging.

Lawyer Anna Pippus on Documenting and Reporting Animal Cruelty

Get inspired with strategies to be a more effective activist, gain expert advice on using the law to defend animals, and learn how to effectively put animal rights violations in the media spotlight.