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.
Read my book Growl: Life Lessons, Hard Truths and Bold Strategies from an Animal Advocate
November 23, 2017
I’m not embarrassed to admit that much that was said at the Animal Consciousness conference was beyond me. I’m just an angry and frustrated animal rights vegan who is trying to do something to stop the world from going to hell in a hand basket. I’m not a philosopher, psychologist, anthropologist, neuroscientist, zoologist or biologist. But they all spoke at the conference and had something important to say–even if I didn’t always understand it.… Read More
Are We Smart Enough to Know When to Take the Political Turn for Animals?
October 3, 2017
My chapter, “Are We Smart Enough to Know When to Take the Political Turn for Animals?”, is published in the new anthology, Ethical and Political Approaches to Nonhuman Animal Issues, edited by Andrew Woodhall and Gabriel Garmendia da Trindade, published by Spinger/Palgrave Macmillan. … Read More
Latest Growl Review
September 3, 2017
Growl is the autobiography of Kim Stallwood, one of the guiding lights of the Animal Rights Movement. It is an inside look at the awkward beginnings of a man searching to live authentically and his growth into one of the most powerful proponents of modern animal rights. … Read More
The Lion in the Living Room by Abigail Tucker
July 15, 2017
With so many books about cats published, I try avoid those that are cute photo books; or books about how Fluffy, Snowy, Blackie, etc. saved my life although I have read some. I stay away from how-to manuals or behavioural or veterinary guides. … Read More