Secretary of the Interior Donald Trump, Jr.

The revolving door between industry and government is common to both Republican and Democratic administrations. Bankers are appointed to Treasury, Big Oil lobbyists go to Energy and Transportation, Big Ag alums and executives get appointed to Interior and Agriculture, Big Pharma controls the FDA and the National Institutes of Health, the military industrial complex gets…

Sometimes Shooting Cops is Warranted

Local governments across the country are controlled by real estate developers and property owners. From the largest cities to the least populated counties, real estate interests control government and direct the police. Police are the first line of defense for the local powers that be. The first line of defense for all governments. The police…

There Are Three Animal Movements

In a nutshell, there are three schools of thought among animal activists: The Animal Protectionist View: Animals are going to be enslaved, brutalized and murdered into the foreseeable future. We owe than them all we can do to alleviate as much suffering as we can. This view encompasses the overwhelming majority of the animal movement.…

How to Start a Revolution

The most radical elements within the animal movement are thought to be liberationists. I know and respect Ronnie Lee, the founder of the ALF (Animal Liberation Front), but critics of animal liberationists correctly argue that the few animals released or facilities damaged really accomplish little and cost the movement a great deal in lost activists,…

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…

Animal People: Wake Up And Smell The Blood!

Most animal activists are dog and cat rescuers. They relate to companion animals and dedicate themselves to helping them. They rescue, foster, transport, cross-post, and donate. Some trap, neuter, and release feral cats; others place shelter animals, hold adoption events, pick up strays, do home checks, raise funds for food and veterinary care. Rescuing is…

Radicalizing the Animal Movement

My mission in life is to radicalize the animal movement. To have it become a revolutionary force in world politics and public policy. Before that can ever be possible, animal activists must come to realize that they are part of the political left. That the animal movement is a leftist one. Just as the fight…