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Animal rights news and analysis from The Nation
November 12, 2020
Jack Halberstam’s Call of the Wild
In an interview, the radical social thinker says the idea of “the wild” can help us dismantle our unjust world.
June 18, 2019
Letters From the July 1-8, 2019, Issue
Devil in the details… Furry logic… Debunking junk science…
November 7, 2017
A Chicken-Nugget Theory of Capitalism
One breaded snack can tell us so much.
October 18, 2017
Trump Sides With Big Agriculture Over Family Farmers
Even some Republicans are upset over this corporate handout.
April 10, 2017
Where Is America’s Next War? Alaska.
And the enemy is not who you’d expect.
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September 22, 2015
Did the Fish and Wildlife Service Just Doom This Bird to Extinction?
Big Oil was desperate to keep the sage grouse off the endangered-species list. Here’s why.
July 31, 2013
Charged With the Crime of Filming a Slaughterhouse
So-called "Ag-Gag" laws reveal the lengths to which the agriculture industry will go to keep their business practices secret.
Leighton Akio Woodhouse
December 30, 2010
Michael Vick, Racial History and Animal Rights
For many observers, the decision to demonize Vick seems motivated by something more pernicious than concern for animal welfare. It seems to be about race.
March 5, 2010
Safe Meat Requires Humane Slaughter
While the Obama Administration has taken steps to strengthen enforcement of humane handling and food safety laws, the verdict is still out on whether the USDA has the will to make the changes necessary for a safe and humane food system.