Walter Bond: The Roots Of Compassion

According to the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary 11th edition the definition of the word “compassion” is: “Sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it”. Very well, by the definition thus given we see right off the bat that compassion is more than just a feeling, or a pretentious connection with others’ pain. …

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Texas Rhino hunt auction winner fears for safety

[Press Office note: The Namibian newspaper has reported that its website and the website of a travel company in Namibia were targeted by the hacktivist network Anonymous in protest of a decision by the government of Namibia to allow the hunting of endangered black rhinos.] Associated Press DALLAS — A North Texas man who paid …

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January 26th- Send a Card for Marie’s 52nd Birthday

http://supportmariemason.org/ Marie Mason’s birthday is January 26. Please send her a card and brighten her day! She loves to get mail from supporters and can receive mail from anyone — although she is limited in how many people she can write back. Some ideas include:  * Photos of the wild you find inspiring * Poetry …

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Read two FBI search warrants seeking evidence in mink farm raids.

When anonymous activists shut down a Colorado mink farm last month, it was no surprise that no one was caught. In over 30 years of Animal Liberation Front raids, there have been fewer than 40 arrests for nearly 1,500 actions. That doesn’t mean the FBI doesn’t try. Two weeks ago, the FBI raided a home …

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Yourofsky – One Of The Righteous Among the Nations

By Eyal Megged The Haaretz January 3, 2014 The Righteous Among the Nations, those saintly non-Jews who are presented as role models for every Jewish child around here, were fanatical people who performed fanatical acts. The decision to save persons and families right under the Nazis’ noses in occupied Europe was not just an extreme fanatical …

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Fred Coulston, still dead (Primate Freedom Project)

It’s been years. Eleven years actually. And it’s how people are remembered. Eleven years ago some of the horror at Alamogordo was ending. Despite years and years of animal cruelty violations, the USDA finally closed the infamous Coulston laboratory where unspeakable cruelty was inflicted on our closest relative, the chimpanzee. We’ve all heard about the …

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Japanese govt’s websites hacked by Anonymous over dolphin hunt

Japanese government’s websites, including the ones of the prime minister’s office, Taji, Wakayama Prefecture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, have been cyber attacked by Anonymous, a group of “hacktivists” (hacker-activists) who primarily hack websites to bring about social change. “STOP these slaughters IMMEDIATELY, or get ready to …

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Earth Crisis and Liberator to Collaborate on New Comic Series

Press Office Note: Liberator is a revolutionary comic series about animal liberation, written by Matt Miner. We have seen Liberator blossom into a new and creative medium to reach other audiences (outside of preaching to the choir) about the importance of animal liberation and those who risk their freedom behind the mask to free others. …

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FBI Raids San Diego House Over Mink Farm Raids

By Animal Liberation Frontline First known house raid in connection with last summer’s Animal Liberation Front fur farm campaign. The following is a report of a house that was raided this week in San Diego, apparently in connection with the recent wave of mink releases. Since July, anonymous activists have raided 10 fur farms in …

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​What will happen after animals are legally recognized as persons?

by George Dvorsky The first real attempt to see chimps legally recognized as persons may have failed, but it’s an historic case that undoubtedly represents the first of many to come. It’ll only be a matter of time before chimps and other animals are no longer seen as mere property, but rather as subjects worthy …

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Daniel Andreas San Diego Listed on FBI’s Most Wanted (again)

from the SF Gate The FBI sought Friday to renew interest in the manhunt for Daniel Andreas San Diego, an animal rights activist accused of bombing two offices in the Bay Area a decade ago. San Diego, a 35-year-old former resident of Schellville in Sonoma County, is one of 25 of Northern California’s “most wanted” featured …

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Uniting Our Struggles: Where Animal Liberation and Anti-Oppression Meet

from Earth First! Newswire by liz gurley flynn Days ago, a supporter of the Animal Liberation Front issued a communique calling for movement support and action in dismantling the fur industry. At first glance, that this call was delivered to the Earth First! Journal Collective may seem peculiar. The North American Animal Liberation Press Office …

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Political Prisoner Steve Murphy Released, in Halfway Home

On December 11, 2013, Steve Murphy was released from federal prison in Texas. He will complete his sentence at a halfway house (his release date is February 25, 2014). Steve Murphy was sentenced to 5 years in prison in 2010 after pleading guilty to charges relating to an attempted arson at a luxury housing development …

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Why science is telling all of us to revolt and change our lives before we destroy the planet

By Naomi Klein, October 29, 2013.  Source: AlterNet In December 2012, a pink-haired complex systems researcher named Brad Werner made his way through the throng of 24,000 earth and space scientists at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, held annually in San Francisco. This year’s conference had some big-name participants, from Ed Stone …

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Leaked Security Alert #1: Aspiring Fur Farmer Outed, More

Animal Liberation Frontline By Peter Young Nov 25, 2013 The first in a series of leaked Fur Commission “security alerts” Animal Liberation Frontline will be posting over the next month. Background: Animal Liberation Frontline has obtained dozens of internal fur industry “security alerts.” These bulletins are sent to fur farmers via email and fax every …

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