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Animal Rights

Kathryn Gillespie, The Cow with Ear Tag #1389

University of Chicago Press, 2018; 272pp; £17


Sunaura Taylor, Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation

The New Press, 2017; 272 pp; $25.95


Tessa Boase, Mrs Pankhurst’s Purple Feather: Fashion, Fury and Feminism – Women’s Fight for Change

Aurum Press, 2018; 336pp; £20


Fashion, Fury and Feminism

Esme Needham reviews Tessa Boase's new book Mrs Pankhurst's Purple Feather


Kim Stallwood, Growl: Life Lessons, Hard Truths, and Bold Strategies from an Animal Advocate

Lantern Books, 2014; 300pp; £16.99


Pigs in a barrel

In early November, British army surgeons received training in Denmark, by operating on 18 pigs that had been shot by snipers in such a way as to injure their organs but not kill them.

Day out: lab, circus

On 20 June, Animal Aid launched a boycott of Cancer Research UK, the British Heart Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Society and Parkinson’s UK, urging that people stop donating money until the charities

Hashman 1-0

Animal rights activist Joe Hashman made legal history on 8 March by establishing that employers should not discriminate against people for holding anti-hunting beliefs.

Campaign Profile: Vegan Organic Trust

In 1996, three vegans, David Stringer and Jane and David Graham, veterans of the peace, anti-nuclear movements, and sometime guests at HM Prisons, decided to start the Vegan Organic Networ

Burgers not bombs

“Already a legend, this awesome creation has manifested itself at countless gatherings, events, festivals and protests the length and breadth of the UK. There are thousands upon thousands of hungry campaigners who have feasted on these top-notch meat-free burgers at all hours of the day, all points of the compass. Truly a legend.”Vegan Environmental Awards