Mariann welcomes Justin Goodman, Vice President of Advocacy and Public Policy at the White Coat Waste Project. White Coat Waste works with both political parties to tackle animal experimentation as an issue of wasteful government spending. Justin talks about the latest legislation this group has introduced to help animals. Some good news from the government is always welcome!
Jasmininterviews Shannon Kimball, Program Coordinator for Bridges of Respect, the humane education program of the Twin Cities’ Compassionate Action for Animals. He has presented to tens of thousands of area students on the challenges facing the planet from human oppression to animal exploitation. By informing students of the hidden realities, they can be empowered to embrace their empathy and create positive change.
Mariann covers News and Rising Anxieties, of course!
As always, the award-winning weekly Our Hen House podcast is hosted by Mariann Sullivan and Jasmin Singer.
This episode is brought to you in part through the generosity of A Well-Fed World. A Well-Fed World is a hunger relief and animal protection organization chipping away at two of the world’s most immense, unnecessary and unconscionable forms of suffering… the suffering of people hungry from lack of food, and the suffering of animals used and abused for food. Mending our unjust food system is a critical part of solving the world’s most destructive and persistent problems. Fortunately, the plant-based foods that promote health and well-being are the same foods that conserve resources to better feed the world, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting the environment. A Well-Fed World provides the means for change by empowering individuals, social justice organizations, and political decision makers to embrace the benefits of plant-based foods and farming. Learn more at awfw.org.
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