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

    Would Vegans Eat Cultured Meat?

    Would Vegans Eat Cultured Meat?

    On this show we discuss cultured (lab-grown) meat and freeganism from an animal liberation perspective. Links: The article we discuss explaining a recent development in cultured meat: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/02/no-kill-lab-grown-meat-to-go-on-sale-for-first-time For more on a vegan perspective on cultured meat: https://www.veganaustralia.org.au/the_ethics_of_cultured_meat Learn about Animal Rebellion and get involved here: https://animalrebellion.org/virtual-village/ Music Played: David McMullen 'Hear the Dogs Howl': http://djmcmusic.com/ Star Fucking Hipsters ‘Dumpster to the Grave’: https://starfuckinghipsters.bandcamp.com/ Counting Backwards ‘Ice’: https://countingbackwards.bandcamp.com/

    Music for Change (Summer Special)

    Music for Change (Summer Special)

    On this Summer Special, Freedom of Species presenters Nick and Adam bring you some of their favourite political music, covering a wide range of social justice issues.  Songs played:Briggs ft. Thelma Plum ‘Go To War’.A.B. Original ft. Caiti Baker ‘Dead In A Minute’.Sole and DJ Pain 1 ‘Snitch Nation’. Body Count ‘No Lives Matter’.Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar ‘The Silent Majority’.Idles ‘Danny Nedelko’.Bad Cop, Bad Cop ‘Pursuit Of Liberty’.The Billionaires ‘Profits Before People’.Randy Newman ‘Political Science’.Miley Cyrus ‘Golden G String’.Tim Minchin ‘Airport Piano’.Dick Gaughan ‘World Turned Upside Down’.Desaparecidos ‘The Left is Right’.Lowkey ft. Akala and Black The Ripper ‘I Still Believe 2020’. To hear more of Nick’s favourite political music, check out the Spotify playlist ‘Progressive Podcast Australia Music and Comedy’: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6DK5AzWfrxSDcpHWlLsWi6 To hear more of Adam’s favourite political music, check out the Spotify playlist ‘Protest, Revolution and Riot’: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1SqsfPty9AzqG3HeJFaWIF

    Ronnie Lee - 50 years of Veganism & Animal Liberation

    Ronnie Lee - 50 years of Veganism & Animal Liberation

    This week we are sharing a recording from a Stream of Solidarity discussion hosted by Animal Rebellion in the UK. The discussion is with Ronnie Lee who has been a vegan and campaigner for animal liberation for almost 50 years. In the early 1970s he was one of the founders of the Animal Liberation Front and served three prison sentences (a total of about 9 years in prison) for animal liberation activism. Since his last release from prison, in 1992, he has been involved in various animal protection campaigns and political activities. His main focus is now on vegan outreach and on the creation of a network of local activist groups to spread the vegan message. You can find a video recording of the stream here.

    Critically Evaluating Animal Research with Andrew Knight and Lottie

    Critically Evaluating Animal Research with Andrew Knight and Lottie

    This show features Lottie on challenging the use of animals within psycholinguistics. There is also an Animal Activists Forum talk from Andrew Knight exploring the science on animal experimentation. Links:For more on the science on animal experimentation: https://animalexperiments.infoAndrew Knight’s website has links to his publications and Youtube channel: https://andrewknight.info/Andrew Knight’s talk was recorded at the 2017 Animal Activists Forum – like their Facebook page to keep up with future events: https://www.facebook.com/activistsforum/about/?ref=page_internalThe talk also covered vegan companion animals – you can listen to that part of the talk on a previous FoS episode: https://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies/episode-201804011300/vegan-dogs-cats-human-population

    Standing Up For Workers AND Animals With Meghan Street

    Standing Up For Workers AND Animals With Meghan Street

    This show features Meghan Street on the harm that capitalism causes to workers and other animals.  Links for the show:Meghan is a host of Green Left Radio on 3CR: https://www.3cr.org.au/greenleftweeklyradioWe discuss the article ‘Covid-19 shows factory food production is dangerous for animals and humans alike’ by Troy Vettese and Alex Blanchette: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/08/meat-production-animals-humans-covid-19-slaughterhouses-workersMeghan's list of vegan roasts: https://www.facebook.com/freedomofspecies/posts/4248318741861270Call out to foster greyhounds in Melbourne: https://www.facebook.com/freedomofspecies/posts/4215182878508190Nick’s interview with an Australian slaughterhouse worker: https://progressivepostings.wordpress.com/2018/01/30/slaughterhouse/

    Animal Liberation and Vegan Songs - Part 2 (Heavy)

    Animal Liberation and Vegan Songs - Part 2 (Heavy)

    Another episode dedicated to music focused on animals, only its HEAVY! Listen to some great punk, hardcore and metal.

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