Starting on Monday, April 12th and ending 13th, 2020, a widespread tornado outbreak affected the Southeastern part of the United States. A tornado demolished several factory chicken farms in Murray READ ON
On the heels of a bipartisan Congressional coalition’s letter to the World Health Organization and other intergovernmental bodies urging a worldwide ban on live animal or “wet” markets, legislators in California and READ ON
In the grips of this devastating pandemic, and in the midst of unprecedented ecological crises, our world feels lost, and many of us are losing hope along with it. But READ ON
Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, we are stunned by the lack of reporting on the source of the problem. Finally, after weeks of sparse coverage, we are beginning to see the READ ON
“Predictable, inevitable, preventable.” Those are the words of Wendy Orent, an anthropologist specializing in health and pandemics, in describing the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.
Language can inflame racism and prolongs solving the root of the problem that we now face: the wildlife trade and animal agriculture. Covid-19 could have originated in any country that READ ON
For me, the modern chicken industry is an expression of humankind at its worst. My visit last night to Ciales slaughterhouse in Bucktown to document the delivery of birds showed READ ON
On February 19th, 5 activists with Slaughter Free Chicago flooded the public comment period of the Chicago City Council meeting, presenting gruesome details of Chicago slaughterhouses and how they connect READ ON
The fact that Hall characterized Phoenix’s speech as a “galling juxtaposition” reveals her bigotry toward the other persons with whom we share this planet.
As I was preparing to speak on a panel on the subject of so-called “factory farming,” I felt compelled to question what this powerful slogan even means.