Book Review: The Animal Activist’s Handbook

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Book Review: The Animal Activist’s Handbook

If you care about animals and you want to be inspired to do more, become empowered with skills to make a difference, and feel confident that there is hope for the animal rights movement, then the Animal Activist’s Handbook is for you!  It is a quick read but the information is powerful.  I keep the

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Book Review: Exposing the Big Game

It’s no surprise that I’m not a fan of hunting.  But I have a particular distaste for those hunters who attempt to portray themselves as stewards of the earth when they are responsible for so much ecological destruction and when almost every environmentally-friendly undertaking on their part has been deceptive, counter-productive, and motivated entirely by

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Book Review: Sister Species

I just finished Sister Species: Women, Animals, and Social Justice, and I cannot recommend it enough.  The book is a collection of essays written by fourteen amazing female activists who have personally experienced the manner in which oppression affects both animals and humans, and it serves as a reminder that concerns about speciesism deserve a

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Living Among Meat-Eaters

Carol Adams wrote a book several years ago called Living Among Meat-Eaters: The Vegetarian’s Survival Handbook, which I haven’t read. But I hear it’s a really good guide to dealing with all those pesky and annoying meat-eaters we have to live with and deal with everyday. Many of us haven’t always been vegetarian and have

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Activist Tips: The Animal Activist’s Handbook

Short version: buy it and read it – it will make you a better activist. Long version: I watched a video several years ago of Bruce Friedrich speaking about activism. One of his pieces of advice? Cut your hair and start dressing nicely. Another? Read Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. There were more jarring