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The PETA Podcast
PETA, the world's largest animal rights organization, is 6.5 million strong and growing. This is the place to find out why. Hear from insiders, thought leaders, activists, investigators, politicians, and others why animals need more than kindness—they have the right not to be abused or exploited in any way. Hosted by Emil Guillermo. Powered by PETA activism.

THE PETA PODCAS‪T‬ Emil Guillermo, author, broadcaster

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The PETA Podcast
PETA, the world's largest animal rights organization, is 6.5 million strong and growing. This is the place to find out why. Hear from insiders, thought leaders, activists, investigators, politicians, and others why animals need more than kindness—they have the right not to be abused or exploited in any way. Hosted by Emil Guillermo. Powered by PETA activism.

    In Spare Time, PETA Employee Saves Hundreds of Ducks

    In Spare Time, PETA Employee Saves Hundreds of Ducks

    After Easter, people abandon ducks and ducklings out in the wild, leaving them all sitting ducks for predators. John Di Leonardo, works as a Sr. Manager at PETA in the animals in entertainment division. But in his spare time, he rescues abandoned ducks. Di Leonardo talks with Emil Guillermo about how the need is so great, Di Leonardo's organization has saved thousands of ducks since he started in 2014.

    • 45 min
    PETA Protecting Animals Throughout Asia: Pythons, Crocs, Monkeys and More

    PETA Protecting Animals Throughout Asia: Pythons, Crocs, Monkeys and More

    Jason Baker, Sr. VP in charge of PETA Asia, talks to Emil Guillermo about the latest in Asia. PETA investigators exposed the skin trade in pythons and how they literally inflated to death; Also updates on the monkeys used to fetch coconuts in Thailand; Prepping for another Taal eruption in the Philippines; Animals at the Suez Canal fiasco.

    Take action at PETAAsia.com

    Music provided by CarbonWorks.
    Published 3/31/2021

    • 38 min
    IDITAROD FINISHED--FOR GOOD? END THE CRUEL DOG RACE NOW

    IDITAROD FINISHED--FOR GOOD? END THE CRUEL DOG RACE NOW

    The Covid-era Iditarod, Alaska's historic race, ended this month with a whimper. Nearly 200 dogs had to be pulled from the race due to injury or illness, and one musher pulled his team when he realized his sick dogs gave him no chance. John Di Leonardo, PETA's senior manager for animals in entertainment talks with Emil Guillermo about the lowlights of the race that should end now before 2022,the Iditarod's 50th year. Go to PETA.org to take action.
    Music provided by CarbonWorks.
    Published 3/24/2021

    • 20 min
    No Shortage of Monkeys or Greed: PETA Does the Math--Debunks News That Labs Need Monkeys

    No Shortage of Monkeys or Greed: PETA Does the Math--Debunks News That Labs Need Monkeys

    The NYTimes reports of a monkey shortage. But there's no monkey shortage at U.S. labs.  Dr.Lisa Jones-Engel, PETA Animal consultant and a one-time primatologist with National Primate Research Centers, crunches the numbers and shows how a monkey shortage in U.S. labs are exaggerated at best, if not an outright lie. What's needed is for the U.S. to shut down the primate centers which have drained taxpayer dollars for decades.
    Emil Guillermo hosts.
    Music by CarbonWorks
    Initially published, March 17, 2021

    • 35 min
    Peter Singer on Animal Liberation

    Peter Singer on Animal Liberation

    In 1975, philosopher Peter Singer argued for the end of tyranny by human animals over non-human animals. His book "Animal Liberation," has been an ethical compass for several generations of animal rights activists. In this conversation with Emil Guillermo, Singer talks about the changes in the last 45 years, how his book helped bring about those changes, and how there's still much work to do to convince society that speciesism is wrong.
    Hosted by Emil Guillermo
    Music provided by CarbonWorks.

    • 52 min
    PETA: Iditarod Blood Race Turns Covid Death Trap

    PETA: Iditarod Blood Race Turns Covid Death Trap

    Why are they running the Iditarod in 2021? The race has been altered this year, but it may not be enough to spare the dogs in these Covid times. Emil Guillermo talks with John Di Leonardo, PETA's grassroots campaigner about how protesters can call for the end of the race for good. Go to PETA.org for more.
    Hosted by Emil Guillermo
    Music provided by CarbonWorks.
    Originally published March 3, 2021

    • 28 min

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