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Thrive Vegan World

Sep 22, 2021

Exploring how scientific findings on other animal cognition and behaviour can inform our advocacy in the animal liberation movement. 

We hear insights on how human exceptionalism - 'the rage of inhumanity' - is detrimental to free-living, captive and 'homed' animals, and how we might foster more respectful relationships...


Aug 21, 2021

We discuss the claims that the movement is becoming too human-centred with its focus on diet, health and human experiences of oppression.

Carol shares why she believes promoting veganism for health is problematic, and why we are failing other animals if we refuse to use an interconnected approach in our advocacy.

We...


Aug 21, 2021

Carol discusses some of the themes of her revolutionary book, The Sexual Politics of Meat, including the inextricable link between misogyny and speciesism. We explore how understanding masculinity and meat, feminised protein and the function of the 'absent referent' is so important to dismantling these interconnected...


Jul 21, 2021

pattrice shares her journey from her early activism in the LGBTQ+ and antiracist movements to educating on social justice issues and co-founding VINE Sanctuary.

We explore why pattrice advocates a contextual & interconnected approach to animal liberation through the lens of a failed campaign to save two oxen, as...


Jun 6, 2021

Exploring Lynda's recent paper, The Peppa Pig Paradox, and how children are socialised into loving other animals whilst learning to normalise their use and consumption.

Given the powerful social forces at play, we consider how we can start to break the cycle of conditioning to create a new narrative.

Lynda shares the...