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Indian Supreme Court Breaks Ground on Animal Rights

In recent years, the Supreme Court has upheld the rights of animals and birds to lead a life of “intrinsic worth, honour and dignity,” even at the cost of popular faith and practices of human beings. The starting point of … Continue reading

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A compassionate democracy: citizenship and the living world

This paper begins with the assumption that commonly accepted notions of citizenship are not tenable in a globalised, interdependent world. Climate change, ecological degradation and the finite nature of fossil fuels on which our lifestyles depend bring urgency to the … Continue reading

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Living as a vegan: the raw facts! World Vegan Day, 1 November, 2015

World Vegan Day (WVD) – are you thinking about becoming vegan?  WVD has been celebrated since 1994 and did you know it also heralds the start of World Vegan Month? Veganism is a great alternative to eating meat, which we … Continue reading

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