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

    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.

    Animal Oppression as an Extension of White Supremacy with Aph Ko

    Animal Oppression as an Extension of White Supremacy with Aph Ko

    This show features author Aph Ko on connections between speciesism and racism. We also play some of the Animal Activists Forum talk ‘Academic and Activist Reflections on the Animal Advocacy Movement’ by FoS presenter Nick Pendergrast. Links for the Aph Ko interview:Check out Aph Ko's work at: https://aphko.com/The interview is from Animal Voices, which you can check out at the following site/subscribe to on your favourite podcast app: https://animalvoices.org/2019/10/aph-ko-on-speciesism-as-an-extension-of-white-supremacy/Thanks to 3CR Tuesday Breakfast for putting this interview on our radar when they played it on their recent anti-Melbourne Cup special. Also thanks to that show for letting us use their intros for the interview. Check out their show at: https://www.3cr.org.au/tuesday-breakfast Links for Nick Pendergrast’s talk:Find out more about and keep up-to-date with the Animal Activists Forum: https://www.facebook.com/activistsforum/You can listen to the full talk here: https://archive.org/details/NickPendergrastThe PowerPoint for the talk is available here: https://www.slideshare.net/NickPendergrast/academic-and-activist-reflections-on-the-animal-advocacy-movement-by-nick-pendergrastAnd you can read a series of blog posts building on the points from this talk here: https://faunalytics.org/author/nicholas-pendergrastpostgrad-curtin-edu-au/ Image from: https://veganwarriorprincessesattack.com/256-discussing-racism-as-zoological-witchcraft-a-guide-to-getting-out-with-aph-ko/

    Planning an Effective Action with Rose from Animal Rebellion

    Planning an Effective Action with Rose from Animal Rebellion

    This show features Rose (pictured) and Harley from Animal Rebellion on the creative actions this organisation has done to highlight the environmental impact of animal agriculture and advocate for a plant-based food system.  Links for the show:Connect with Animal Rebellion on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AnimalRebellionCheck out the book Blueprint for Revolution: https://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/books/blueprint-for-revolution

    Animal Rebellion during Lockdown

    Animal Rebellion during Lockdown

    We speak to Harley from Animal Rebillion UK about how they have continued to advocate for animals during a pandemic. Harley shares some of the creative ways they use to engage people without traditional tactics that involved large gatherings.Follow the link to find out more about Animal Rebellion UK.

    From Direct Action to Vegan Education – Changing Activism in the Animal Movement with Roger Yates

    From Direct Action to Vegan Education – Changing Activism in the Animal Movement with Roger Yates

    This show features Roger Yates, an activist with the Vegan Information Project and sociologist, who discusses changing activism throughout the history of the animal movement, the role of veganism in animal activism and tips for avoiding activist burnout.  Links:Roger’s website: https://onhumanrelationswithothersentientbeings.weebly.com/Roger’s Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/1flatsVegan Information Project – VIP: https://www.facebook.com/theveganinformationprojectRoger’s first appearance on our show: https://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies/episode-202005311300/roger-yates-%E2%80%93-online-activism-and-using-humour-animal-advocacy

    Learnings From Animal Rebellion UK - 2019

    Learnings From Animal Rebellion UK - 2019

    Dilan Fernando discusses how over 2019 the UK public become more attuned to the climate crisis than ever before. However, the public conversation largely ignored the environmental impacts of animal farming, and the need for animals to be included in society's visions for climate justice. In light of this, Animal Rebellion was formed to highlight that we must end the animal emergency if we wish to end the climate emergency. A mass movement organisation, the group recently engaged in a two week campaign aiming to shift public consciousness on the need for a plant-based food system. The talk tells the story of Animal Rebellion while drawing out key learnings about strategy, movement building and how we might move forward in building public support for a plant-based food system.This talk was recorded at the Liberated Futures 2019 conference in Melbourne, organised by Collectively Free Kulin Nations and The Institute for Critical Animal Studies (Oceania).You can listen to audio of other talks from this conference here. You can watch videos of the talks from this conference here. You can also listen to a recap of the conference on Freedom of Species. 

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