animal rights

HOTY2017

This Think Tank Wants to End Factory Farming

The Sentience Institute believes it can find answers to today’s problems in the history of social movements.
Matthew Gault
12.28.17
Naruto

The Selfie Monkey Goes to the Ninth Circuit

Twist: There are two selfie monkeys.
Sarah Jeong
7.13.17
NETFLIX

‘Snowpiercer’ Director’s New Movie ‘Okja' Is an Anti-Corporate Mindfuck

The new film from Bong Joon Ho is a critique of ethical capitalism wrapped in a heartwarming animal adventure story. But it's not coming to theaters: it premieres on Netflix June 28.
Carl Franzen
6.27.17
go figure

The Woman Who Gave Water to a Thirsty Pig Won’t Go to Jail

The Canadian case drew a contentious argument over animal welfare and property rights.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.4.17
See You in Court

Animal Rights Groups Have Filed a Lawsuit Against the USDA for Removing Records

PETA, Born Free USA, and others filed the lawsuit Monday.
Kaleigh Rogers
2.13.17
INDIA

Why a Ban on Bull Riding Sparked Huge Protests in India

The conflict between animals rights and a traditional sport has led thousands of people to go on strike and protest.
Suman Naishadam
1.23.17
crime

A Canadian Court Might Jail Woman for Giving Pigs Water

Animal activists say the trial is raising awareness to their cause.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.25.16
Terraform

Blue Monday

Everyone loves cute animal videos. We’ve got all of them here. On every screen in front of me, baby animals are barking and squealing in fake living rooms to maintain the illusion that we’re not pumping this stuff out on an industrial scale.
Laurie Penny
10.22.15
News

Five Activists Facing Jail Time for Trying to Stop Whaling

The battle over whale hunting just erupted in the Faroe Islands.
Melissa Cronin
8.7.15
Internet

How to Rebuild Your Internet Brand After Killing a Beloved Lion

Dr. Walter Palmer must become a content provider.
Carles Buzz
7.31.15
video

Activists Square Off Against Whale Hunters in the Faroe Islands

A bitter fight over whales—and the right to kill them—is being waged in the Faroe Islands right now.
Melissa Cronin
7.24.15
earth

Drone Footage Reveals Massive, Toxic Manure 'Lagoons' at Factory Farms

Since 2012, Mark Devries has been ​flying drones over America's largest factory farms. In new aerial footage, he reveals the sheer size of the lakes of shit that they create.
Brian Merchant
12.17.14