August 10 was Prison Justice Day, a day to remember all the men, women and youth who have died in prison. In Vancouver, a Memorial Rally was held with speakers including ex-prisoners and anti-prison activists.
Interview with Vasile Stanescu graduate of Stanford University, a board member of ICAS, member of the Editorial Collective of the Journal for Critical Animal Studies, and Co-Senior Editor of the Critical Animal Studies Book Series with Rodopi Press is interviewed on the subject of the “Institute for Critical Animal Studies, North America and the Occupy Movement” on Vegan Police Radio. Click here to read the whole interview.
Dylan Powell is back on the show to not only give us an update on the Marineland Animal Defense campaign but to also talk about the ways that MAD and Shark Allies Niagara have dealt with the threat of SLAPP lawsuits (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation). An important conversation considering the current climate of repression to environmental and animal rights activists.
After the break Kimberly Socha joins Dylan Powell to talk about the 11th Annual North American Critical Animal Studies Conference in Buffalo, New York from March 2-4, 2012 at Canisius College. We even get hear a little bit about Socha’s new book, “Women, Destruction, and the Avant-Garde: A Paradigm for Animal Liberation“ the first publication of a new Critical Animal Studies book series.