There have been many signs of progress in our society’s treatment of animals in recent years. The NIH announced it would be ending almost all research with chimpanzees. Ringling decided this past year to end its circus after years of protests. … Read more
Societal change is complex; an intricate web of economic, cultural and other factors influence individual behaviors and institutional practices. Our instincts, our common sense, and our self-assured rationalizations, however well-meaning, are an overvalued tool to cut through this complexity and discover the approaches most likely to bring about the changes we seek. … Read more
This post is a conversation between guest legal experts Steven Wise, Anna Pippus, and Maneesha Deckha on the question, “What is the most effective way to advocate legally for nonhuman animals?”
Steven Wise: More than one million species of animals inhabit the Earth. … Read more
This guest post by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky of Intentional Insights offers an introduction to the concepts of effective animal advocacy. This post is intended for audiences already familiar with animal advocacy, but not yet with effective altruism.
I love animals and especially my cats, … Read more
This is a guest post from members of Vegan Leaders—a global network of vegans working in corporate management and other high-level leadership positions—in which legal and political experts discuss the significance and effectiveness of the Ontario Human Rights Commission ruling. This post is written by Darina Bockman, … Read more