Aug 21

Hundreds of minks set free at farm accused of animal cruelty

By Anne Sutherland and Garrett Barry THE MONTREAL GAZETTE August 21, 2014 MONTREAL — Hundreds of minks were set free on August 19 at a farm in Montérégie accused of mistreating its animals. The farm’s owner called the Sûreté du Québec at 8 a.m. August 20, reporting that cages housing the minks had been opened. …

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Aug 20

Daniel McGowan, Jailed For HuffPost Blog, Files Lawsuit Against Bureau Of Prisons

HuffPost Matt Sledge msledge@huffingtonpost.com Daniel McGowan may have been the first person thrown in solitary confinement for writing a HuffPost blog. Now he’ll be the first person to sue the Bureau of Prisons over it. The environmental activist and former prisoner filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the prison system over an April 2013 incident …

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Aug 20

Bobcat fur farm for Roy (Montana)? We Don’t Think So.

Missoula Independent Posted By Jessica Mayrer on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 12:25 PM A proposal to open a new fur farm outside of Roy that would house bobcats in 4-by-6 pens before the animals are harvested for their pelts is prompting outrage from animal rights activists. “As an animal rights activist, I know what …

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Aug 19

Calling for Anti-Capitalist Bloc at the People’s Climate March in NYC

from AnarchistNews On September 20, 2014, Bill McKibben’s 350.org and a host of other Green NGOs are calling for a massive march through New York City to demand “the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of …

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Aug 19

Two Thoughts on the Animal Liberation Front

Posted by Eleventh Hour on August 6, 2014 by Ian Smith (Uncivilized Animals) Animals have claws; the animal liberation movement should too. And many animals, when cornered or threatened, won’t hesitate to scratch somebody’s fuckin eyes out if that is what is necessary to secure their freedom and safety. Activists speculate and pontificate about what …

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