“The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History” is the name of a research project led by Professor Robert Garner and Research Associate Yewande Okuleye from the University of Leicester. Recently, Robert and Yewande visited my office to record an interview with me and review materials in my animal rights collection for the project.The Oxford Group is the name given to an informal group of young academics who lived in Oxford in the 1970s who became vegetarians and explored animal ethics. The Oxford Group is generally recognized as initiating the philosophical foundation to the contemporary debate about our ethical relationship with other animals. The Oxford Group is an important but little-known historical development in animal ethics and the animal rights movement. This research project, and the subsequent publication of a book, are the first of their kind to explore the Oxford Group.… Read More
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Self-described vegan George Monbiot defends shooting a deer. Direct Action Everywhere attacks the dairy industry by exploiting women. PETA declares fur is dead (when it isn't) and ends rather go naked campaign. 1 of 2
Done a piece about the fundamental flaw at the heart of Tory environmentalism (in a word: capitalism; in four words: it's utter timeworn bullshit) https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/feb/19/carrie-symonds-green-toryism-boris-johnson
The weather was never this bad when we were part of Europe.