Learning about racial inequity through the lens of data analysis not only improves the efficacy of my animal advocacy, but it fuels my commitment to fighting all forms of oppression.
Sentient MediaHow can advocates reach our goal of ending animal suffering if only one viewpoint dominates the conversation?
Brooke Haggerty, executive director of @faunalytics, shares her data-driven approach to creating a more #inclusive movement. #EncompassEssays
Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren have a new bill, and a new coalition, with far-reaching consequences.
Sentient Media“There is a coalition emerging here, one that could lead to overdue reforms in our food system.”
@ezraklein reports via @voxdotcom on how @CoryBooker found common ground between animal advocates and farmers—their desire to fight against factory farming.
Investigation uncovers finance worth $2.6bn pumped into meat and dairy industries, despite warnings of links to climate catastrophe
Sentient MediaDespite warnings from scientists & the @UN on reducing meat & dairy consumption for tackling #ClimateCrisis, two of the world’s leading banks have financed $2.6 billion into the global livestock sector.
@Andrew_Wasley & @alexandraheal report via @guardian
Susana Romatz struggled to mentally cope with the demands of working on a dairy goat farm—like separating mother goats from their babies—until she said enough was enough.
Sentient Media“It was one of the things I had to work really hard at shutting off. I had to not think about it. I could tell it was very, very painful.”
Former dairy farmer @OneFootWalking and @JessLReid explore the truth behind "humane" and "free-range" #dairy.
When slaughterhouses shut down, producers had nowhere to send their animals. As a result, tens of millions of animals were killed and disposed of, posing a serious threat to humans and the environment.
A beef plant in Colorado. A pork plant in Iowa. A hamburger plant in Pennsylvania. Since mid-March, outbreaks of Covid-19 have appeared in meatpacking facilities across the country…
Sentient MediaSince mid-March, outbreaks of #COVID19 have appeared in meatpacking plants across the country, infecting thousands of workers.
@leahjdouglas of @FERNnews has collected data and mapped the outbreaks, further proving it is time to #ProtectFoodWorkers.
Food justice, labor, environmental, farming, and animal welfare organizations launch week of action, send letter to shareholders demanding worker protections.
Sentient MediaForcing workers to continue operating without basic protection has led to a rising number of #COVID19 cases in meat processing plants.
We're joining 120+ orgs in demanding action from @TysonFoods to ensure safer working conditions. #Justice4TysonWorkers
Former undercover investigator Scott David examines the risks and implications of “ag-gag" laws that punish anyone who releases evidence of animal cruelty inside farms and slaughterhouses.
Sentient Media"These companies keep their practices under wraps because they know that the public would be horrified if they knew the ugly truth."
Former undercover investigator Scott David of @AnimalOutlook reports on the danger of ag-gag laws in #animal agriculture
Interactions between Black people and mounted police at recent protests are a stark reminder of the country's racist past.
Sentient Media“Using animals as objects to display dominance against people fighting for #equality is toxicity on display,” says @soul_eubanks.
@JessLReid reports on the exploitation and underlying symbolism of using horses to intimidate and control #BLM protestors