Category Archive: News Articles

Jul 17

Law Enforcement Kill Nearly 25 Dogs Per Day in the U.S.

Police Kill Nearly 25 Dogs Each Day Law enforcement’s treatment of dogs is just a symptom of the militarized policing so many of our neighborhoods are subjected to.   By: Andrea B. Scott Article Originally Appeared in: The Nation In December 2006, 12-year-old K. Harris was in the backyard of her Hartford, Connecticut, home. She …

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Jul 01

Dairy Cows Convince Farmer’s Dog to Off Him

Multi-millionaire dairy farmer Derek Mead crushed to death by his own tractor in tragic accident at farm Investigation will concentrate on the possibility that his pet dog may have accidentally knocked the tractor’s gear stick Multi-millionaire dairy farmer and entrepreneur Derek Mead has died after being crushed by his own tractor at his farm near …

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Jun 28

‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja’ Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck

[Press Officer Will Hazlitt quoted in article below.] The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it’s not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28. Light spoilers to follow. Summer movie season is upon us, but you won’t find this …

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Jun 18

Bullfighter Killed in France

Ivan Fandino had been a star Spanish bullfighter for over twelve years before he was gruesomely gored to death in a French bullring yesterday. The 36-year-old matador had already pierced the bull’s neck with multiple swords when he tripped over his cape and fell to the ground. At the time, Fandino was using his cape …

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Jun 16

FBI Approaching Activists in North Carolina- Send Them Packing! Part I: What We Know In the past six months, over half a dozen people with personal or political ties to anarchists in central North Carolina have been approached for questioning by the FBI. This wave began in early winter after an apparent arson of the Orange County GOP office, and has recently escalated. …

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Jun 14

Owners remove foie gras from restaurant’s menu after ‘bullying and intimidation’ by animal rights activists

Tom Towers for The owners of a restaurant have said they have been forced to remove foie gras from their menu after being ‘bullied and intimidated’ by animal rights activists. David and Samantha McHattie decided to axe the French delicacy after a customer was left ‘visibly shaken’ by a ‘torrent of intimidating abuse’ that …

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Jun 13

Animal rights activists attack Documenta 14 artist’s studio

Aboubakar Fofana’s project includes indigo-dyed sheep by Julia Michalska Animal-rights campaigners smashed windows and threw blue paint on the work space of Aboubakar Fofana in Athens, where the Malian artist is participating in the Greek leg of Documenta 14 (until 16 July). The anonymous assailants had previously disrupted the artist’s performance, which featured live sheep, …

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May 15

Dickweed Hunters Shoot Each Other; Unfortunately, Both Survive

Turns out, the turkey hunters were stalking each other. Then one of them fired By Michael Pearce Soon after his shotgun’s blast, the hunter sprinted toward what he thought was a coveted prize: the wild turkey gobbler he’d been calling to and watching. But Kenneth Dienst found he actually had shot his brother and …

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May 01

FOIA Docs Reveal an FBI Investigation into an Animal Rights Organization It Considers a Terrorist Group

The FBI has been keeping an eye on the Animal Liberation Front for decades. This story appears in the May issue of VICE magazine.  In December 2012, two front-desk clerks at the Inn at Little Washington (pictured above), a posh hotel and restaurant in Washington, Virginia, received some strange and threatening phone calls. “All hell …

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Apr 10

How To Go Vegan: The Ultimate Step by Step Guide

By Joey Bruno Deciding to adopt a vegan lifestyle can be a daunting and seemingly challenging task. One may think they need to give up all the foods that they love, cut ties with all their non-vegan friends/family, and drive a Prius. This is simply not the case. Veganism comes in many different forms, but …

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Mar 28

Human rights are animal rights!

Peter Tatchell 28th March 2017 Abusing animals is no more justifiable than abusing people, writes Peter Tatchell. The moral touchstone is sentience, not species, and the ‘humans first’ ideology of speciesism is analogous to homophobia, racism & misogyny. Cruelty is barbarism, whether inflicted on humans or on other species. We need to recognise and accept …

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Mar 13

A Field Guide to Protests: The Protest Marshall

By Belli Research Institute I. The protest marshal wears a neon vest and has a walkie-talkie. The protest marshal sets themself apart in the protest by wearing a high-visibility vest, making their position look like one of expertise and authority. The intention to be seen is paradoxical: even though they stand out visually, the generic safety …

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Mar 09

Socialist Alliance’s new animal welfare policy embraces animal rights

JESSICA MACFARLANE Green Left Weekly In January, the Socialist Alliance decided to embrace animal rights when it adopted a new animal welfare policy. The Socialist Alliance has the twin aims of fighting the capitalist system and pursuing freedom from all forms of oppression. The animal welfare policy continues that goal in aiming to better the …

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Mar 03

Boulder police seek felony charges against activists accused of ruining meat at Ideal Market

Direct Action Everywhere posted YouTube video animal-rights activist, 15, ruining meat at Whole Foods’ Ideal Market By JOHN BEAR | | Boulder Daily Camera Boulder police have obtained arrest warrants for two animal rights activists accused of ruining $1,000 worth of meat at Ideal Market on Sunday. “They have until tomorrow (Friday) to turn …

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Mar 01

Animal rights group claims responsibility for flower protest that tainted meat at Boulder’s Ideal Market

By Mitchell Byars Boulder News An animal rights group has claimed responsibility for ruining about $1,000 worth of meat products at Ideal Market in Boulder on Sunday after a teen protester placed flowers on top of raw lamb, pork and beef. An unidentified man and a girl walked into Ideal Market, 1275 Alpine Ave., shortly …

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