Category: Essays

Darwin: An Animal Welfare Advocate

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” -Mark Twain “I would rather see the portrait of a dog that I know, than all the allegorical paintings they can show me in the world.” -Samuel Johnson …

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Flashback Friday…

#FlashbackFriday ALF Action – July 1989 – Texas Tech University The FBI classified the ALF as a domestic terrorism group in 1989. If that was meant to slow liberation actions down, it didn’t. On July fourth of that year, four activists launched a daring raid on the Texas Tech laboratories of physiologist John Orem in …

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A Statement from Animal Liberation Prisoner Water Bond: “Five Years Ago on October 13, 2011”

In a Corrlink’s email, Walter Bond recently commented on his sentencing 5 years ago on October 13, 2011 in Federal District Court, Salt Lake City, Utah: WALTER EDMUND BOND (37096013) 9/26/2016 3:53:00 PM A Reminder I remember October 13th, 2011 well. I had already been in county jail for a year and a half and …

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A letter from Animal Liberation prisoner Debbie Vincent…

What is scary in this world is oppression and injustice, when people hurt people, animals and nature. What is beautiful in this world is resistance, when people say ‘enough is enough’ and act. Oppression and injustice are everywhere, but so is resistance. Because some people know that if you fight you might lose, but if …

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Animal Liberationist Kevin Johnson on AETA- A Personal Challenge

For those cheering CCR’s challenge to the AETA, let’s challenge our own comfort By Kevin Johnson Three years ago, my friend Tyler and I crept onto a squalid and cramped fur farm in northern Illinois and released two thousand mink from their cages to save their lives. Approximately a year later, a man in Fresno, …

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Flashback Friday…! #FlashbackFriday ALF Direct Action… 1985 – University of Western Ontario

Flashback Friday…! #FlashbackFriday ALF Direct Action… 1985 – University of Western Ontario   Today we look back at the case of Debbie the baboon. Debbie – or “B43” as she was lovingly named by her captors – was the (nonconsenting) subject of a cholesterol experiment funded by the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation and conducted …

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New Poem by Marius : Minotaur

Minotaur Bull-headed, yes That’s what I’d say Crashing around the world like in the proverbial china shop All those broken pieces left behind No wonder it was the Labyrinth for me Still, my fingers touch upon (from time to time) A silken thread in the half-dark Winding through these endless, circling halls And somewhere close …

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Flashback Friday: May 1984 – Raid on the University of PA Head Injury Lab

Over thirty years ago the ALF exposed the horrors of vivisection when it expropriated sixty hours of audio- and videotape of footage shot by researchers inside the University of Pennsylvania’s Head Injury Clinic in Philadelphia. The footage, released as a 26 minute film produced by PETA called “Unnecessary Fuss,” shows the researchers mocking and laughing …

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When Vivisectors Begin to Die

28 June 2016 AtWarForAnimal.com The Establishment functions to maintain the status quo, sending in storm troopers in tanks to quell dissent or simply imprisoning those who refuse to tow the line. But while the Animal Liberation community may not have the state’s resources at their disposal, we boast our very own establishment dedicated to maintaining …

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Collateral damage: An Eco-Extremist Defense of Indiscriminate Violence

Filoso texto de “Chahta-Ima”, afirmando su sólido posicionamiento eco-extremista, y criticando duramente la moral cristiana de los radicales politicamente correctos que se oponen a la violencia indiscriminada. Merely being an eco-extremist propagandist, I am forced to pay attention to reactions of anarchist and leftist readers to the actions of ITS and other eco-extremist groups. The …

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In Response to “Shoot the Slaughterhouse Owners”

Enyo In a brilliant article published last month, Roland Vincent writes “direct action by animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective.” At War wholly agrees with this premise. Essentially this piece articulates how the fascist corporatocracy in which we fight, the manifestation of capitalism run amuck, exists to profit from the slave state. …

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Activist Interview: Gregston Van Pukeston

Animal Liberation Press Office gvp@animalliberationpressoffice.org   What social movements/social movement organizations have you been a part of throughout your life? “I have been involved in groups such as the Green Party, the I.W.W. (Industrial Workers of the World), Hudson Valley Earth First!, Support work and advisor for North American Animal Liberation Press Office, GreenPeace, ( …

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How the war on civil liberties harms animals

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” -Benjamin Franklin 21 February 2016adminLeave a comment Post navigation “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” -Benjamin Franklin The industry-crafted Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) has …

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The Snitch, Bullying, and Gossip Culture in Animal Liberation

by Karen Kline “Hey, guess who Alice fucked the other night!” “Who? You know she’s always on Facebook flirting with men. Posting pics of her tattoos just to show off her boobs.” “I know. She thinks she’s so hot. Well I heard that after the potluck on Tuesday she left with Joe. And you know …

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Animal Liberationists: Why We Must Take The Fight To Human Targets

by Roland Vincent By definition, terrorism is violence against the innocent. Terrorist organizations hope to influence the actions of governments by paralyzing populaces with fear and uncertainty. We see these tactics employed by jihadist Muslims, right wing hate groups, and radical separatists. Government response, predictably, is repression and fascist legislation. Voices of reason and of …

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