Citing low pay and unsafe working conditions, Perdue employees join the growing General Strike movement in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic.
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I'm an attorney and animal advocate in New York City. I blog about animal welfare, animal rights, and veganism on The Paw Report, and movies and books on Serpent Club. I enjoy reading, horror films, and photography. One day I'll finish my novel, climb Kilimanjaro and master astrophotography.
For animals, Bernie Sanders is the best choice
If you care about animals, the answer is clear: You should vote for Bernie Sanders.
Animal Law Update: NYC Park’s Proposed Ban on Feeding Birds and Squirrels
Earlier this year, NYC Parks proposed a prohibition on feeding birds and squirrels. As detailed on the site, The Statement of Basis and Purpose of Proposed Rule reads: NYC Parks proposes to amend […]
Happy Birthday, Central Park! Some photos I’ve taken of the park over the years.
In honor of Central Park’s birthday, I tweeted on my personal account a few of my favorite photos that I’ve taken of Central Park. As I wrote in a previous post about […]
No, Foie Royale at Waitrose is not “guilt-free” or “very ethical”
I’m writing this in response to the recent Daily Mail article, “Waitrose sells ‘guilt-free’ foie gras that avoids force feeding geese by making the delicacy in a lab using the livers of […]
I’ve been taking photos of birds!
Pardon my lack of updating. It’s been a hectic past few months. In that time I have rekindled my love for photography, and after renting a number of different lenses for my […]
Book Review: Where Oceans Hide Their Dead
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of Where Oceans Hide Their Dead in exchange for an honest review. Oceans is the follow-up to The Tourist Trail, and like its predecessor, delivers […]
Animal Law 2019: Legislation to Follow [UPDATED 7/16]
With thanks to the National Link Coalition‘s newsletter, I present a selection of legislation that animal advocates may want to be following. The legislation summaries are courtesy of the National Link Coalition, […]
Today in Animal Law: Let’s help pass Intro 1425: The Carriage Horse Heat Relief Bill!
Recently, animal advocates had cause to celebrate: Starting on March 1, NYC carriage horses will no longer be forced to stand on the 59th Street hack line alongside traffic and car exhaust […]
What the “Why Do We Hurt Robots?” article can teach animal advocates
Children in kindergarten were cruel to the class robot until it was given a name. What can this story help teach advocates who want to help animals?