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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Senator Lee Rhiannon on how you can make a difference to animals this holiday season
The silly season is here. If you are like me you may leave your present shopping till the last minute. I haven’t even started thinking about it. While many who subscribe to Vegan Independent woul...
Manliness and meat: why is compassion not seen as masculine?
Going vegan was simple enough, though not without its challenges. One of those challenges is facing some ridicule. Becoming a vegan has helped further my understanding of feminism, it has opened me to...
Senator Lee Rhiannon on stopping the live import of primates for experimentation
We know that marmosets were imported for research purposes, but the Department of Agriculture declined in Senate Estimates to disclose the name of the company or institution that imported them or to s...
Animal rights have made it into Australian politics
On March 28, 2015, the Honourable Mark Pearson of the Animal Justice Party was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Council, heralding a new era for animal rights in Australia and beyond. On a ...
Shark fins and meat pies: how culture, economics and environmentalism interact
Both culture and social structure can influence the way in which environmental issues are addressed, but a major influence on the way in which these issues are handled is the economic value of practic...
Feminism and Veganism: The Dairy Connection
Trigger warning: This article contains themes that may distress some readers, including references to physical violence, sexual abuse and artificial insemination. Reader discretion is advised. Many...
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