Friday, October 21, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 14 - Laura Schleifer

Episode 14 features, for a second time, artist and activist Laura Schleifer.

A pro-intersectional vegan who regularly speaks publicly about the ways in which the struggle for human liberation intersects with the movement for the liberation of other animals, Laura rejoins us to talk about the manner in which PeTA choose to advertise. Audio podcast, 23 minutes.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 13 – Katrina Fox

Episode 13 features journalist and author Katrina Fox.

Katrina Fox is the founder and editor of the vegan business blog, host of Vegan Business Talk podcast, and author of Vegan Ventures: Start and Grow an Ethical Business. She’s been vegan since 1996, and has had her ideas about the interconnections between human and other animal social justice featured in numerous books and articles. Her goal is to inform and inspire as many people as possible to embrace a vision of a world in which all beings are free to thrive. Audio podcast, 11 mins.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 12 - Will Tuttle

Episode 12 features Dr. Will Tuttle.

Will is the author of the bestselling book, The World Peace Diet. He has been vegan since 1980, and is a former Dharma Master in the Zen Buddhist tradition. Will, along with his partner Madeleine - a Swiss visionary artist, has been travelling full time since 1995, bringing the message of radical inclusion and peace to humans all over the planet. If he could sum up his message in a simple phrase, it would be: Respect for all life. Audio podcast, 25 mins.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 11 - Tim Barford

Episode 11 features VegFest’s Tim Barford.

Tim Barford is the founder and manager of Vegfest UK. Living vegan since 1984, he founded Vegfest, originally called Bristol Vegan Fayre, in 2003. Vegfest UK now hosts four vegan festivals in the UK annually, attracting more than ten thousand visitors to each event. Tim and his team are organising the UK’s first vegan pro-intersectionality conference this year, and he joins us today to speak about that ground breaking event. Audio podcast, 32 mins.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 10 - Carol J. Adams

Episode 10 features pioneering author Carol J. Adams.

Carol J. Adams has been one of the most inspirational leaders of the animal advocacy movement for decades. She is a writer, speaker, and activist as well as a mentor to countless animal advocates. As well as writing the groundbreaking book, The Sexual Politics of Meat, Carol has authored more than 20 other books, as well as countless articles and essays in magazines, journals and other texts.

Since the 1970’s, Carol’s activism has been deeply involved in the real-world experience of working for social justice – for example against domestic violence, homelessness, racism and violence toward both humans and other animals. Audio podcast, 44 mins.

Please click here to read the article by Carol J. Adams mentioned in the podcast.

Carol J. Adams with Inky (on lap) and Holly at the Encore Park Community Garden, Dallas, Texas

Friday, October 7, 2016

ARZone Intersectionality Interview 9 - Kate Stewart

Episode 9 features Kate Stewart Ph. D., a sociologist at Nottingham Trent University.

Kate is the author, with Matthew Cole, of the book Our Children and Other Animals (2014) which explores the sociological importance of other animals in the lives of human children - and vice versa. Her work reveals “the interconnectedness of studies in childhood, culture, and human-animal relations.” As part of her academic role she is interested in promoting diversity in scholarly reading lists, where the works of white, western males remain disproportionately dominant. Audio podcast, 15 mins.

Friday, September 30, 2016

ARZone Podcast Special Episode – The Lisa Shapiro Awards

This Special Episode of the ARZone Podcast features Ari Nessel, the founder and president of The Pollination Project, speaking about TPP’s 2016 Lisa Shapiro Awards.

Named in memorial of a selfless advocate, the Lisa Shapiro Awards recognise the unsung heroes of our movement who are working quietly behind the scenes creating a more just world for other animals. Nominated by their peers and selected by an independent panel, the recipients (who will be announced by TPP on Oct 1, 2016) represent the noblest aspirations of our movement.

Ari joins us to talk about the awards as well as sharing some more general thoughts on advocacy within the movement. Audio podcast, approx. 15 minutes.