Monthly Archives: July 2014

The introduction from Fear of the Animal Planet.

I wish everything was available online, but at least there is this introductory essay Let us Now Praise Infamous Animals in Fear of the Animal Planet: The Hidden History of Animal Resistance.  This piece introduced me to a piece of history I had … Continue reading

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Shrine Circus @ Paris, Ontario

The Shrine Circus is coming to Paris, Ontario this weekend. They, like all traveling circuses have a long history of despicable care and treatment for the performers including: failure to provide proper basic necessities like veterinary care, shelter, food, and … Continue reading

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Animals resisting: The Case of the Swift Fox at the Alberta Tar Sands

This news story makes me very happy:   The Swift Fox has somehow been getting into the cafeteria-style lunch room every night and having “unpleasant-smelling” bowel movements on countertops, tables and in the metal serving trays used for hot meals.   … Continue reading

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Fear of an Animal Planet: The Hidden History of Animal Resistance

“Captive animals escaped their cages. They attacked their keepers. They demanded more food. They refused to perform. They refused to reproduce. The resistance itself could be organized. Indeed, not only did the animals have a history, they were making history. … Continue reading

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Reproductive Oppression: thinking it through the speciest lens

I am currently working on a project that incorporates feminism (esp. ecofeminism), eco-ability, biopolitics, and other animals into an across-species barrier understanding of reproductive oppression & justice. I have been finding some key resources from Marya Torrez, Greta Gaard, Loretta … Continue reading

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A weekend full of pigs: However, all were absent referents

I have felt uncomfortable for some time with the mock vegan foods, This goes beyond the fact that it is apart of a niche market capitalistic driven money grabbing industry that paints veganism as an expensive and elitist ‘diet’. This … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Earth, Animal, and Disability Liberation: The Rise of the Eco-Ability Movement

The text Earth, Animal, and Disability Liberation: The Rise of the Eco-Ability Movement (2012) edited by Anthony Nocella, Judy Bently and Janet Duncan explores another dimension of intersectional analysis that has been neglected by critical scholars and activists. This ovular … Continue reading

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