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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.

    PETA Envisions New Civil Rights Frontier: The Animals.

    PETA Envisions New Civil Rights Frontier: The Animals.

    Jeffrey Kerr, Chief Counsel and Sr. VP of Corporate Affairs for PETA, talks with Emil Guillermo about how the future of animal rights will be determined by the legal victories in courts.
    He discusses the Naruto/Monkey Selfie-Case, the Sea World enslavement case, and the ag-gag laws which restrict animal rights protests. 
    Original show published in 2018.
    Go to PETA.org for updates and take action.
    Music by Carbonworks.
    This episode published Oct. 20, 2021.
    Copyright 2021.

    • 31 min
    After Dr. Francis Collins, What NIH Needs Most: A Modern Approach To Science

    After Dr. Francis Collins, What NIH Needs Most: A Modern Approach To Science

    Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, announced he is leaving at the end of 2021. PETA has been calling on him to resign since August. His departure means the biggest supporter/enabler of animal torture and experimentation can be replaced with someone who is a true visionary of modern science. Kathy Guillermo, PETA Sr. PETA explains what's at stake for science, the country, and lab animals.Go to PETA.org and take action. Music by Carbonworks. Copyright 2021

    • 26 min
    PETA Expose Shows Why Washington National Primate Research Center Must Shut down

    PETA Expose Shows Why Washington National Primate Research Center Must Shut down

    A former primate researcher turned animal activist when she saw how monkeys were dying at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) in Seattle. The monkeys came from the WaNPRC breeding facility in Arizona. Documents obtained by PETA show the site was contaminated with Valley fever, and was 500 meters from another toxic waste site. Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel's research was extensively used in an investigative piece by USA Today and AZ Republic. (Oct. 5, 2021)
    She talks with Emil Guillermo.

    • 49 min
    PETA Sues NIH over First Amendment and Useless Sepsis Research

    PETA Sues NIH over First Amendment and Useless Sepsis Research

    PETA is fighting NIH to modernize science in America with protests and lawsuits. Last week, demonstrators paid a visit to an experimenter's neighborhood. In court, PETA filed two lawsuits against NIH one on First Amendment grounds for blocking keywords on Facebook and Instagram. Another suit alleges NIH spent millions of dollars on sepsis research while knowing the hideous animal experiments would not be successful. Dr. Emily Trunnell, PETA senior scientist talks to Emil Guillermo.
    Copyright 2021

    • 29 min
    PETA: Why Birds Should Be Free and Not Caged

    PETA: Why Birds Should Be Free and Not Caged

    Most people are unprepared to care for a bird they bring home caged from a store. PETA's Christina Matthies, a VP and editor-in-chief of PETA's Global Animal Times magazine tells Emil Guillermo all about the trouble with birds.
    Go to PETA.org for more.
    Send bird care questions to info@peta.org
    Host: Emil Guillermo
    Music: Carbonworks.
    originally dropped Sept. 22, 2021
    copyright 2021

    • 44 min
    Once an Experimenter, Dr. John Gluck Honored with PETA Trailblazing Advocacy Award

    Once an Experimenter, Dr. John Gluck Honored with PETA Trailblazing Advocacy Award

    Dr. John P. Gluck, PETA's Trailblazing Advocacy Award winner, is a shining example of ethics in science. The one-time animal experimenter, studied with the infamous Harry Harlow, but transformed his career from animal experimenter to a compassionate bioethicist. Gluck's book, "Voracious Science and Vulnerable Animals" has become a guide for scientists, especially those of a new generation.
    Host: Emil Guillermo
    Music: Carbonworks.
    copyright 2021

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

Em Echo ,

Thank you

Do not listen to the hate ratings I needed a podcast and I love this one! It is amazing whoever thinks this is bad is probably not vegan. #peta is awesome!!!

Hurry frightful ,

The World’s Most Successful Animal Rights Group

PETA gets results, from reforming barbaric cruelty in zoos to exposing the unspeaking horrors of big ag and factory farming. Notice how the white supremacist/pro-trump trolls are going after them so hard? That should you tell you something. Think about it.

NiloofarA ,

Chinchilla Torture Warehouse MN

This was an excellent interview and a difficult undercover investigation done by PETA. Most of us would not have known about the plight of chinchillas until this exposé. Thank you for calling our attention. I plan to go to the PETA site to observe the heartbreaking videos and then to take action.

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