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Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.

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Animal advocacy on the airwaves, hosted by a team of local animal advocates.

    Atheism and Animal Liberation with Rowan Taylor

    Atheism and Animal Liberation with Rowan Taylor

    On this show we’re joined by Rowan Taylor who discusses the connection between atheism and animal liberation, as well as the role that religion plays in promoting the consumption and use of other animals. Check out Rowan’s article on this topic, co-written with Kim Socha: https://animalliberationcurrents.com/why-are-so-few-christians-vegan/ Kim Socha has also published a book on this topic: https://www.amazon.com.au/Animal-Liberation-Atheism-Kim-Socha/dp/0988493810

    Vegan Sociology - What and Why?

    Vegan Sociology - What and Why?

    We speak with Dr Zoei Sutton and Dr Corey Wrenn about the International Association for Vegan Sociologists, and the upcoming SOLD OUT conference running over the 7th-8th of August. We wanted to hear more about what vegan sociology is and what the conference is all about.

    Clean Bowling Speciesism with Jason “Dizzy” Gillespie

    Clean Bowling Speciesism with Jason “Dizzy” Gillespie

    This show features cricketing legend and Veganuary ambassador Jason “Dizzy” Gillespie on the growing number of cricketers becoming vegan, reflections on his cricket career, the documentary Earthlings, challenging speciesism (discrimination based on species), the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and Indigenous veganism.  Links for the show:Follow Gillespie on Twitter and Instagram @dizzy259Watch Earthlings: http://www.nationearth.com/Gillespie’s tweet supporting Black Lives Matter and challenging “All Lives Matter” messaging: https://www.news.com.au/sport/cricket/jason-gillespie-calls-out-cricket-great-rodney-hogg-for-all-lives-matter-twitter-post/news-story/59100c27f5ecf0bb27ba414bca8fe4a0Veganuary: https://au.veganuary.com/Emma Hurst’s interview with Gillespie: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2630628270540227

    We Have A Steak In It: Interventions to Reduce Beef Consumption

    We Have A Steak In It: Interventions to Reduce Beef Consumption

     We chat with Dr Matthew Selinske, a postdoctoral research associate, in the ICON (Interdisciplinary Conservation) Science Research Group at RMIT University. We discuss some work that Matthew has published about what interventions are likely to have the biggest impact on reducing the consumption of cow flesh.You can find the article through this link, We have a steak in it: Eliciting interventions to reduce beef consumption and its impact on biodiversity.You can find out more about Matthew at his website. 

    Roger Yates – Online Activism and Using Humour in Animal Advocacy

    Roger Yates – Online Activism and Using Humour in Animal Advocacy

    On this show we’re joined by animal activist and sociologist Roger Yates. The discussion covers a wide range of topics, including: his activism with the Vegan Information Project, online activism in a time when other forms of activism are less possible, challenging an “animals only” mindset in the movement, the animal rights versus welfare debate, and using humour in advocacy.  Links:Roger Yates on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCw3l9bhw6n-Ry5xvcDYTArQThe Animal Rights Show: https://www.facebook.com/TheAnimalRightsShow/ The Vegan Information Project: https://www.facebook.com/theveganinformationproject/

    13 Ways We Prevent Dissonance and Justify Eating Animals - Prof Hank Rothgerber

    13 Ways We Prevent Dissonance and Justify Eating Animals - Prof Hank Rothgerber

    We chat with Professor Hank Rothgerber from Bellarmine University, Kentucky, USA, about his research about human-animal interactions in the context of food choices. Through his work Hank aim’s to address how people psychologically approach eating animals.We discuss Hanks recent paper, ‘Meat-related cognitive dissonance: A conceptual framework for understanding how meat eaters reduce negative arousal from eating animals’. 

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Freedom of Species

A radio show and podcast from Melbourne, Australia dedicated to animal protecion.
Each show includes local and international news, interviews with activists, and community announcements from the Melbournne animal protection scene.

If you're interested in learning what the AR scene is like down under, have a listen!

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