Aug 03

300 More Mink Liberated from Ontario, Canada Fur Farm

Ontario Provincial Police have reported that approx. 300 mink were freed from cages at a fur farm in Guelph/Eramosa Township, Ontario overnight July 30-31. The farm is not identified, but may be the Millbank Fur Farm (5225 Jones Baseline Road). This is the third fur farm raid in southern Ontario in recent months. In early …

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Aug 03

In Defense Of Genocide

Roland Windsor Vincent If you are not a radical animal activist, STOP READING. You’re not ready for this article. Is a cat’s life more precious than the life of a mouse, a squirrel, or a bird? Is the life of a lion more precious than the lives of zebras, antelopes, or gazelles? Is the life …

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Aug 02

Animals shouldn’t take backseat to ‘intersectionality’

By Jon Hochschartner In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis in the animalist movement on ‘intersectionality,’ by which is meant consideration of human issues such as class, gender and race. This is obviously a worthwhile endeavor on its own terms. And simply from a strategic level it’s good in that a more inclusive …

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Jul 31

From “Terrorism” to Activism: Moving from the Green Scare to Animal Rights

from Common Dreams by Lauren Gazzola Eleven years ago, when I was arrested along with six other animal activists on domestic terrorism charges, I was already tired of looking for lawyers.  The campaign I was working on, Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC), had already garnered its fair share of lawsuits and arrests.  The situation had …

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Jul 29

Oakland animal rights activist pleads not guilty, due in federal court in San Diego

Contra Costa Times OAKLAND – An animal rights activist accused of freeing mink from mink ranches and vandalizing businesses pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland Tuesday to a charge of conspiring to violate the U.S. Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. Joseph Buddenberg, 31, of Oakland, entered the plea before U.S. Magistrate Donna Ryu. Buddenberg …

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