Obama the Vegetarian Choice - September 19, 2008 - Uncategorized

Obama’s progressive stance apparently translates into moves towards human health and animal wefare, in the form of less subsidy for the meat industry and greater availablity of healther food for schools. UPDATE: In contrast, Republican Vice president candidate Sarah Palin is a hunter, displaying a shocking disrespect for life which might translate into a continuation […]

We Can’t Eat Timber? - July 29, 2008 - Uncategorized

It’s rare that I would pick up the pen to write something political nowadays (I learned my lesson in 2006), but I’ve been struck by a monumental deception on behalf of the Northern Territory meat industry. This article from ABC.net.au covers the situation, but basically, the government has imposed a moratorium on tree clearing in […]

Steven White on Animal Law for All - January 18, 2008 - Uncategorized

I just made a comment on Steven White’s article on the growing momentum for animal law reform. It’s a movement sorely needed in our world where the unsanctionalble exploitation of animals occurs out of the public eye but on a scale unimaginable to most. Increasingly, lawyers are striving to increase knowledge of animal welfare law, […]

IPCC: “Don’t eat meat” - January 16, 2008 - Uncategorized

Don’t eat meat, do ride a bike, and be a frugal shopper – that’s how you can help put the brakes global warming, the head of the United Nation’s Nobel Prize-winning scientific panel on climate change said. You may have noticed that this blog often concerns itself with the issue of vegetarian diet and its […]