Standing Rock.. Blockade goes on.. Oil+ Gas = Climate Chaos — The Free — Insurrection Protests continue near the Standing Rock camp at the Dakota Access Pipeline construction site in North Dakota despite the Justice Department’s order to stop construction on Army Corps of Engineer land. Twenty-one water protectors were arrested on Wednesday alone as militarized police with armored vehicles and shotguns descended upon peaceful protesters. The protesters were … Continue reading Standing Rock.. Blockade goes on.. Oil+ Gas = Climate Chaos — The Free — Insurrection

animal defenders in solidarity with Black Lives Matter (Toronto)

Thought this was worth a reblog…needs to go viral…

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if your organization for animal defense wishes to sign onto the statement, please contact us by following this link (click here).

please know that you are expected to:

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This is a statement of support for Black Lives Matter (BLM), and explicitly Black Lives Matter Toronto (BLM-TO), from animal defenders & communities against speciesism.

Mainstream “animal  rights” and vegan capitalism take up a lot of space in the social imagination of allyship towards non-human animals. Images of skinny white cis abled bodies, expensive food in gentrified neighbourhoods and abstract philosophical theories are common examples.

Because of this, we feel compelled to make our presence known, to vocalize that there are animal defenders who respect…

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