1 hr 8 min

Episode 538: Rich Hardy On His Career in Undercover Journalism Our Hen House

    • Society & Culture

Jasmin and Mariann discuss the new documentary Catnip Nation, and a frustrating NY Times piece about the New York City restaurant industry. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out VegReady, Vegan Street Media, and Riverdel Cheese. Mariann interviews Rich Hardy, author of the new book Not As Nature Intended, about his career as an undercover journalist chronically animal exploitation all around the world. Rich shares the challenges of finding new ways to execute undercover investigations and the changes he has seen--or not seen--among systems and people who exploit animals for human consumption. He also reveals how the film Okja led him to the decision to leave this work behind. (21:00) Mariann brings us Rising Anxieties about industry fretting over the fate of animals and conditions for workers in slaughterhouses. (54:45)

Jasmin and Mariann discuss the new documentary Catnip Nation, and a frustrating NY Times piece about the New York City restaurant industry. We also continue our Supporting Vegan Businesses program by shouting out VegReady, Vegan Street Media, and Riverdel Cheese. Mariann interviews Rich Hardy, author of the new book Not As Nature Intended, about his career as an undercover journalist chronically animal exploitation all around the world. Rich shares the challenges of finding new ways to execute undercover investigations and the changes he has seen--or not seen--among systems and people who exploit animals for human consumption. He also reveals how the film Okja led him to the decision to leave this work behind. (21:00) Mariann brings us Rising Anxieties about industry fretting over the fate of animals and conditions for workers in slaughterhouses. (54:45)

1 hr 8 min

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