Why Vegan?

Resources, Veganism/Vegetarianism posts

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Veganism is an expression of animal liberation in action Vegans make the non-violent, healthy, and environmentally-friendly choice to avoid the consumption and use of any animal product or by-product, including meat, dairy, eggs, fur, and leather. Veganism is not about what we give up. It is about what we support. By going vegan, we make a stand for animal liberation. … Read More

Animal Liberation Education

Activism, Resources

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Activists need a schooling in radical animal liberation education. To be radical means to strike at the root of the problem; to radicalize would mean to make activists more effective. To become great activists, we need to educate ourselves and one another. We cannot rely on the formal education system to teach anyone what is needed for revolution (in fact, … Read More

How to Win Friends and Influence People

Community, Resources

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Strong interpersonal skills are important in activism. Outreach is most effective when we can understand our audience and target our message and approach. Media stories and letters to the editor are more useful when we’re mindful of our audience. Animal rights groups and organizations are stronger when we can communicate effectively and when we convey our appreciation for one another. … Read More

Rules for Radicals: Power Tactics

Activism, Resources

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Saul Alinsky has created an important list rules for more effective activist campaigns. Some of these can apply to outreach to, but they are most suited to direct action (read more about different direct action campaigns here, here, and here). From Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals