Category Archives: Victims in the shadows

Victims in the shadows; …And they’re off!

Today I’d like to offer some points to ponder, as outrage rocks social media about the slaughtering of Australian racehorses whose lives have been used, broken and discarded by the horse racing industry. Like all other institutions grounded in our … Continue reading

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Defining veganism in light and shadow

I have always stood by an assertion that veganism was perfectly adequately defined by Donald Watson and his contemporaries when they first developed the philosophy and the words to describe it: The vegan believes that if we are to be … Continue reading

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Victims in the shadows: emus

This series of short blogs hopes to shine a spotlight onto ways that humans exploit other creatures for financial gain, ways about which the majority of consumers are unaware. This is not intended to shock; it’s intended to illustrate and … Continue reading

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