Neither the Plaid Cymru nor the Scottish National Party manifestoes include any commitments to animal welfare. I looked. And I admit I may have overlooked them. So, if anyone finds anything in the PC and SNP manifestoes on animal welfare, please contact me and I will happily publish a correction.
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Calls for global ban on wild animal markets amid coronavirus outbreak, writes Sarah Boseley in The Graun. Experts say wildlife sold for human consumption raises risk of new epidemics. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/jan/24/calls-for-global-ban-wild-animal-markets-amid-coronavirus-outbreak?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other #caronavirus #AnimalRights
The great Virginia Woolf was born on 25 January, 1882. Don’t know where to start? Try her novel, Flush, which is about Elizabeth Barrett Browning's spaniel called, er, Flush. Virginia imagines how a dog experiences their world. https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1035306/flush/9781784875138/
At the heart of “love” is often “want” and so this moves in different directions. A want “of” (‘I love my meat’) or a want “for” (‘I love my kids’) so appealing to love is a tricky concept although @philip_mckibbin knows much much more on this than I, with his #politicsoflove