This week I became the proud owner of Songs of Freedom. Selected and Edited, with an Introduction, by Henry S. Salt (London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co., Ltd.; 1893). Salt… Read More


In a historic move for animals in Australia, the Tasmanian Minister for Primary Industries and Water, Bryan Green, today announced his government’s plan to place restrictions on the time pregnant… Read More


Philosopher Peter Singer makes sense in Religion’s regressive hold on animal rights issues. He begins by saying, Last week, the chief minister of Malacca, Mohamad Ali Rustam, was quoted in… Read More


Will Self is an author whom I increasingly appreciate. There is, for example, this exquisite ramble published recently in the London Review of Books. Animal rights folks would do well… Read More


The Animals and Society Institute (ASI) publishes a series of Policy Papers on specific animal issues and their impact in the public policy arena. Six Policy Papers have been published… Read More


The Daily Telegraph says “[fox] attacks are very rare and tend to be in protection of young, or the result of the fox being attacked.” And good comment from League… Read More


I’m still catching up with my pre-general election life and do not want to forget to mention that I had an opportunity to see the documentary, “The Vanishing of the… Read More


Congratulations to vegan cartoonist Dan Piraro (“Bizarro“) for winning the coveted Cartoonist of the Year award at the National Cartoonist Society 64th annual Reuben Awards. I recall Dan speaking at… Read More