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In 1976 I became a vegan and since then held leadership positions with some of the world’s foremost animal advocacy organisations in the UK and the USA. Today, I work as an author, independent scholar, and consultant in animal rights.

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LATEST POSTS

  • Reunions at AR2017

    August 12, 2017

    At this year’s annual animal rights conference organised by FARM in Alexandria, VA, I decided against speaking and instead donated my time to my publisher, Lantern Books, and its co-founder, Martin Rowe. … Read More

  • Anniversaries

    June 2, 2017

    Not wanting to toot my horn–but if I don’t, who will?–there is a cluster of anniversaries to recognise as achievements in my life and work for animal rights.… Read More

  • MAI MAC4 Mexico January 2018

    May 21, 2017

    January 2018 feels like it is a long way off. But it is not. Not when now is the time to plan your attendance at the triennial Minding Animals International conference in Mexico on January 17-24. … Read More

BOOK REVIEWS

  • Call of the Cats by Andrew Bloomfield

    April 25, 2017

    This is an enjoyable read that’s well written about (principally) a man (the author) and his two female housemates who discover a colony of cats living in the yard and neighbouring yards of their rental home in Los Angeles.… Read More

  • Empathy by Roman Krznaric

    August 22, 2016

    This book has been on my reading list and sat on my bedside table for some time but it was reading another book about empathy that prompted me to get round to reading Krznaric. … Read More

  • Bleating Hearts by Mark Hawthorne

    March 20, 2014

    Mark Hawthorne wrote Bleating Hearts because he wanted to ‘examine animal exploitation that does not get enough (or any) attention.’ (4) As you might expect, this is a book that is a catalog of our inhumanity to animals. It’s not an easy read but each chapter concludes with a ‘What You Can Do’ section. … Read More

  • Nim Chimpsky by Elizabeth Hess

    March 14, 2010

    If there’s anyone left on the planet who needs convincing that chimpanzees are more like us (or we’re like them) than they’d care to think they need to read Elizabeth Hess’s biography of Nim Chimpsky, the chimpanzee who was taught to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL).… Read More

  • Upcoming Events

    1. CIWF Extinction and Livestock Conference London

      October 5 - October 6
    2. Minding Animals International Conference MAC4 Mexico City

      January 17, 2018 - January 24, 2018
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