Category Archives: veganism

Hot Dogi Sprzeciwu*

PKN Orlen jest najważniejszym graczem polskich rynków rafinerii ropy naftowej i detalicznej sprzedaży paliw. Jego wpływy rozciągają się na kraje sąsiadujące włącznie z Niemcami, Czechami i krajami bałtyckimi. Orlen jest notowany na listach 50 największych firm obracających ropą naftową przez publikacje pokroju Fortune … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs of Dissent*

 PKN Orlen is the player on the Polish oil refinery and petroleum retail markets. Its operations extend to the neighboring countries, including Germany, Czech Republic, and the Baltic States. Orlen has been noted among the world’s 50 largest oil companies … Continue reading

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2014 (Sept 2-6) Leipzig Degrowth Conference—Some Animalist Remarks

A 2,500-strong conference with vegan catering sounded promising. And indeed, on many points, it did deliver. Diversity, color, animated surroundings—these were all there at the downtown location where the events to come took place. I’d been hoping that with degrowth’s … Continue reading

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Old Demons Rear their Ugly Heads: Some Reflections on Thoughts from Hsiung and Stallwood

The Animalist Movement is undergoing some changes these days. A sense of freshness ought to fill the air, then. Instead, we witness the standard and ever-saddening erosion of some of the best of our ideas and a consequent free fall … Continue reading

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“Animal Fragments”–Editorial for Capitalism Nature Socialism

Dear All, Yours truly has written the House Organ editorial for the coming issue of Capitalism Nature Socialism (June). It’s an attempt to reconfigure the relation to animality on the radical left, especially within marxism. God knows how hard that … Continue reading

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What Kind of Animal?: Killing, Respect, and the Persistence of the Concrete

The following is essentially a reply to a recent comment by a reader named Paul which regarded my essay “Fragments of an Animalist Politics: Veganism and Liberation.” The essay he commented on has been updated for publication in John Sorenson’s Thinking … Continue reading

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Fragments of an Animalist Politics: Veganism and Liberation

PDF download (thanks to George for the support) Both animal oppression[1] and liberation are embedded deep in the structures and habits of industrial society.  Its geographically, economically, and historically varied patterns do not easily lend themselves to generalization.  They require assessment that … Continue reading

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The Bad Faith of Zoophobia

This essay taken down temporarily; it is currently being rewritten for a book publication. Please stay tuned.

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The Animal Ethos

Here is a transcript of a brief talk I gave at the Institute for Critical Animal Studies symposium at Minding Animals 2012 in Utrecht, Ned on Jul 3. The talk contains the gist of my future work, and the fundamentals … Continue reading

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A Vegan Animal’s Critical Remarks on Veganism

Valuable though it may be, veganism testifies to the alienation of humans from other animals seated comfortably in the heart of modernity decades after the project of modernity was pronounced dead. Lamentably, even such a lived, personal protest against animal … Continue reading

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