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8.1: Readings

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  • EMPTY CAGES – PART V – MANY HANDS ON MANY OARS
    EMPTY CAGES – 11. "Yes ... but ..."
    EMPTY CAGES – EPILOGUE – The Cat

    ANIMAL LIBERATION – 6. Speciesism Today . . . defenses, rationalizations, and objections to Animal Liberation and the progress made in overcoming them Also re-read the 2002 Preface to Animal Liberation.

    ANIMALS LIKE US – Ch. 10. Animal Rights Activism ANIMALS LIKE US – Ch. 11. What Goes Around Comes Around

    Gruen: 7. Protecting animals. (optional)

    Matt Ball, Vegan Outreach, “Working in Defense of Animals” www.veganoutreach.org/enewsletter/20030105.html Vegan Outreach “Adopt a College” Program: www.veganhealth.org/colleges/

    Bruce Friedrich (PETA), “Effective Advocacy: Stealing from the Corporate Playbook” http://www.goveg.com/effectiveAdvocacy.asp

    Karen Dawn, about Dawnwatch: http://dawnwatch.com/introduction.htm

    James LaVeck (Tribe of Heart film production company), “Invasion of the Movement Snatchers: A Social Justice Cause Falls Prey to the Doctrine of “Necessary Evil” http://www.tribeofheart.org/tohhtml/essay_ims.htm (see his other essays as well)

    Gary Francione, “The Abolition of Animal Exploitation: The Journey Will Not Begin While We Are Walking Backwards,” www.abolitionist-online.com/article-issue05_gary.francione_abolition.of.animal.exploitation.2006.s html

    The Center for Consumer Freedom: http://www.activistcash.com/ & http://www.consumerfreedom.com/
    SourceWatch on the Activist Cash page http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=A_visit_to_the_ActivistCash.com_web_site and the Center for Consumer Freedom: http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Center_for_Consumer_Freedom

    Wikipedia entry on the Animal Liberation Front: http://en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_Liberation_Front

    Recommended Reading:

    • Peter Singer, ed. In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave (Blackwell)
    • Steve Best, ed., Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals (Lantern).