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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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  • Topsy Killed Today in 1903

    January 4, 2021

    On January 4, 1903, a female Asian elephant called Topsy was electrocuted to death on Coney Island, New York. I first learned about Topsy in the 1990s. I was working with the talented film-maker Jayne Loader on her outstanding documentary about animals. Jayne’s film was composed of pre-existing footage from many sources woven together to… Read More

  • 45th Vegan Anniversary

    December 31, 2020

    I celebrate the beginning of each year with my vegetarian and vegan anniversaries. On January 1, 1974, I became a vegetarian after working in a chicken slaughterhouse the previous summer when I was a student. The only vegetarian I knew at the time, Mandy, convinced me to give up eating meat and fish. Two years… Read More

  • Knowing Animals

    December 16, 2020

    Knowing Animals is a regular 30 minutes podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with academic and animal advocates. Episode 155 features an interview with yours truly. Host Josh Milburn invited me to discuss two topics. First, my chapter, ‘A… Read More

BOOK REVIEWS

  • The Whale Warriors by Peter Heller

    August 22, 2016

    I recognize that it takes all sorts to make up the folks who constitute the animal rights movement. Among them are the celebrated heroes and villains and those who go about their work unsung but live forever in the hearts of the animals they’ve helped. … Read More

  • Tender is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica

    April 25, 2020

    Tender is the Flesh is a dystopian novel about a virus that wipes away life from the planet. No, this isn’t about the Coronavirus and its threat to human life. It’s the animals who become extinct. Argentinian novelist, Agustina Bazterrica, adroitly and painfully imagines the consequences.… Read More

  • Love Soup by Anna Thomas

    August 22, 2016

    Anna Thomas hasn’t written a vegan cook book but there are so many bold upper case “V”s against recipes in the index that she almost has.… Read More

  • On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

    May 22, 2017

    Having survived the Thatcher/Reagan years in the 1980s, and thought it could not get any worse until the Blair/Bush junior years from the late 1990s to 2000s, we are now in the present Trump era in which the prospect of dictatorship in the US is openly discussed.… Read More

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