Dr Joe Wills, lecturer in Law at the University of Leicester, explores the historic status of animals in law, contemporary efforts to advance the position of animals through legislation and how we can all play our part in animal advocacy.
Victoria Moran, bestselling author and founder of Main Street Vegan Academy, reflects upon her conversations with pioneers of the vegan movement and the spiritually life-changing impact of these encounters.
Filmmaker Thomas Wade Jackson speaks about his new film A Prayer for Compassion and hopes for reaching faith communities with his message of veganism and compassion for animals.
Jacy Reese discusses his new book The End of Animal Farming, the direction of the animal advocacy movement, positive changes in religious thinking towards animal issues and how people of faith can take constructive steps in support of animals.
Jay Wilde, the Derbyshire farmer who made national headlines after famously donating his herd of cattle to an animal sanctuary in 2017, reflects upon his relationship to animals, the future of his farm and the newly released documentary 73 Cows which chronicles his remarkable story.
In a culture saturated with rumours, “fake news” and corporate spin, truth has become increasingly elusive and difficult to grasp.
Yet truth is what acclaimed director and writer Chris Delforce has brought to audiences across the world with his highly-anticipated feature-length documentary Dominion (click to view a trailer) which recently held its sold-out UK premiere screening in London.
Years ago, I was with a group for an early American educational weekend. We were to experience part of life as early settlers did, including the making of meals from start to finish. In preparation for supper, our group was told we had to kill a chicken. We were all expected to be there, whether or not we were directly involved in the killing and prepping of the chicken for the evening meal.
PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is raising eyebrows with its new commercial, as Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell portrays a priest hearing the confession of a meat industry marketing executive in a video entitled Redemption.
The mental capacities and social lives of farmed animals is explored by Professor Barbara J King who uncovers what modern science teaches us about the minds of animals, how the issue of animal sentience is regarded in society and what practical steps people can be take in favour of animals.