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Support Marie Mason Through her Jail Time

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Yesterday was a US-wide call-in day for the moving of imprisoned activist Marie Mason from a high- to a low-security prison. Mason is a victim of the Green Scare, the process by which activists are labeled–both legally and by the media–as terrorists on a platform...
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Censorship On The Campus of Cansius College

On September 9th 2011, Canisius College’s Institute for the Study of Human-Animal Relations (ISHAR) hosted “The Use of Primates in Biomedical Research: A Personal Perspective” at the Montante Cultural Center featuring guest speaker Dr. James Ha, head of the primate breeding program at the Washington National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) in the University of Washington (UW). It was here and then, where animal rights activist and student, Morgan Jamie Dunbar, was combatively arrested and detained after raising questions during the evening’s Q&A segment about the USDA-documented mistreatment of primates at UW during his tenure at that institution.
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Sistah Vegan book talk at AK Press

Here is a talk of Amie Breeze Harper presenting her new book Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society at AK Press Release. This talk concerns how her new book discusses racialization and white privilege in veganism and the animal...
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Animal Liberation Conferences Coming Up!

The U.S. animal advocacy movement is truly growing. One can judge its complexity, maturity, and seriousness by the many important forums that are coming up in the near future. To add a note, each of the forums address a different issue of concern with a...
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ICAS Now Partners with Vegan Police Radio!

In January 2010, The Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS) and The Vegan Police Radio, located in St. Catharines, Canada developed a partnership rooted in the tradition of Paulo Freire’s philosophy of dialoguing for liberation and freedom. “[T]he more radical the person is, the more...
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Anarchist Studies Initiative, Unveiling, SUNY Cortland

Anarchist Studies Initiative, SUNY Cortland Unveiling a project of the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies (CGIS) Moffett Center, Room 2125 April 9, 2010 SUNY Cortland, New York The Anarchist Studies Initiative at SUNY Cortland is the first center dedicated to the study of anarchism...
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Healing Our Cuts: Transforming Conflict

Healing Our Cuts Anthony J. Nocella, II Over the last 16 years, I have learned a lot from my involvement in a number of intense social movement based conflicts and from the field of conflict studies. Most of my knowledge is experience based, rather than...
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