The Other Animals

The Other Animals

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October 16, 2020 59 min
The roots of the animal rights movement in the US date back to the 1870’s and the so-called “Gilded Age” when a visionary named Henry Bergh founded the first ASPCA and battled everyone from teamsters to P. T. Barnum and Cornelius Vanderbilt. Ernest Freeberg, author of “A Traitor to his Species” joins us to explore […] The post The Other Animals – A Traitor to his Species – Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement app...
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What happens to pets during disasters or domestic abuse? Nicole Forsyth reveals how organizations like Red Rover intervene. Plus, Capt. Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society discusses the outlook for whales when freed from captivity. The post Pet care during crises / The orca slave trade 10/9/20 appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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Photographer Colleen plumb discusses “30 Times a Minute” – her multi-year project to project videos of elephant captivity on buildings and bridges around the world. Plus, Kathryn Smithies introduces us to the “Medieval Ass!” The post The Other Animals 9/25/20 – Donkeys and Elephants – just not the political kind! appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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The post The Other Animals: “This week Sara Eifler from JewishVeg looks at food traditions of the High Holidays and how animals do and don’t fit in. Plus, Corey Wrenn discusses her theory of ‘Trump Veganism.'” appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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Is animal-free pet food actually viable? “Clean Meat” expert Paul Shapiro returns to discuss. Plus, a no-holds-barred look at the history of the Animal Rights movement, warts and all, with scholar Corey Wrenn. The post Animal-Free pet food, Welfare vs. Abolition in the Animal Rights Movement with guests Paul Shapiro & Corey Wrenn, Ph. D. appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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What’s with the influx of whales around New York City, and is that good or bad news for them? Paul Sieswerda of Gotham Whale helps untangle the dilemma. Plus, we continue our series with animal rights leaders and talk with David Coman-Hidy of The Humane League. The post Whales in New York Harbor, interview with David Coman-Hidy of The Humane League and guest Paul Sieswerda, Gotham Whale appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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Would you allow your dog to be conscripted into the Army? Author and historian Trevor Jones discusses the little known “Dogs for Defense” program of World War II. Plus, the challenges of arming animal advocates with accurate data and information, with Brooke Haggerty and Jo Anderson of Faunalytics. The post Data for animal advocates, conscripting “dogs for defense” with guests Brooke Haggerty, Jo Anderson, Ph. D. – Faunalytics Tre...
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Josh Balk is Vice President of Farm Animal Protection for the Humane Society of the United States. In this lively interview he discusses legislative successes and the role of HSUS within the overall animal rights movement. The post Interview with Josh Balk of Humane Society of the United States appeared first on WWDB-AM.
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Whistleblowers or disgruntled ex-employees? National Geographic’s Rachel Fobar discusses the suit brought against Project Chimps for negligence of the chimps in its care. Plus, Eric Schwitzgebel discusses his study that examined the real world impact Ethics classes has on undergraduates. The post The Project Chimps lawsuit, and Does Teaching Ethics make a difference? with guests Rachel Fobar, National Geographic & Eric Schwitzg...
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