A Human Extinction Button

In the late 90s I was Director of Campaigns for Last Chance for Animals, a very small animal rights organization based in Los Angeles. It’s founder and head is Chris DeRose, a former actor who gained notoriety by campaigning against vivisection at UCLA. Turns out Chris and I shared the view that animals and the…

Shoot Slaughterhouse Owners!

Toward Meaningful Direct Action: A Blueprint for Vigilantism Direct action by animal liberationists and animal rights activists has been sporadic, unfocused, and ineffective. We have played the game within the system. We have abjured violence, We have only targeted property. We have failed. Most animals we free are quickly re-captured by their tormentors. Property we…

Capitalism Prevents Attempts To Halt Climate Change

The odds are against humanity acting in time to avert the catastrophe of global warming. The usual head-in-the-sand reaction of governments and their leaders is being further exacerbated by capitalists and their climate denying puppets. Capitalism has caused the environmental disaster facing the planet. Unfettered industrialization, animal agriculture, fossil fuel consumption, rainforest depletion, ocean pollution,…