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activist, author, former political prisoner

The Farce of Thanksgiving

I question how many people understand what they are celebrating as Americans gather around tables adorned with the bodies of the victims of this year’s nonhuman genocide. The following article explains in good detail what Thanksgiving Day truly commemorates. Although it is a bit lengthy, I encourage everyone to read it in its entirety, both…
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Solidarity Action for Walter: March to Close Slaughterhouses in Mexico

On Sunday, November 20, thousands of protesters gathered in Mexico to march for Animal Liberation and shut down slaughterhouses. This action was dedicated to Walter Bond who is on hunger strike. This act of passive resistance is to protest the lack of a vegan diet and other civil rights abuses where he is incarcerated at…
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Ellen Ericksen – abusers really wish she would just be quiet!

Those who actively abuse animals or benefit from their enslavement want to ignore us. And, clearly, Ellen Ericksen makes that impossible. This article almost screams “Why doesn’t she just shut up?” And I think it outlines a brilliant example for any activist fighting against the injustice that permeates our society. Never relent. Never be silent.…
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A vegan in the path of Irma

Camille Marino September 8, 2017 We all just witnessed the devastation wreaked in Houston by Hurricane Harvey; the human toll gets enough coverage. I’m far more concerned with the nonhuman victims. I shared our community’s outrage over the companion animals left abandoned or tied up by their cowardly guardians who took their own sorry selves…
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Being whole after the war

I feel like a soldier who’s just returned from the battlefield. I’m not the same person I was when I took my first steps; I don’t think the same way, I don’t interact with people in the same way, and I’ve definitely been forever stripped of my naivete about the motivations of those who comprise…
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Fri, Sept. 8 – Sun, Sept 10: Free Visions of Change Workshop in Florida

My Office in Wildwood, Florida (about an hour north of Orlando) I went vegan and became an activist because I was horrified — in absolute disbelief — at the injustices animals are made to endure; it was because I wanted to create real change. That’s why every single one of us is here. Unfortunately, everyone…
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Beef farmer regrets killing animals: turns vegan & liberates cows

by Tanveer Mann Courtesy of metro.uk Jay Wilde, 59, moved his herd of 63 cattle to the sanctuary more than 150 miles from his farm in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, as he could not bear to see them killed. The 59-year-old organic farmer felt so guilty taking his cattle to slaughter that he completely changed his business,…
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Does being vegan make you an animal activist? Nope!

I’ve spent some time learning how to cook in the recent past and I can make some really nice dishes. A friend from Israel showed me how to make homemade hummus and authentic Middle Eastern “vegetable balls.” I can make pizza or pumpkin pie. Sometimes I like my version of Macho Nachos with guacamole, salsa,…
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The Snitch, Bullying, and Gossip Culture in Animal Liberation

by Camille Marino January 27, 2016 “Hey, guess who Alice fucked the other night!” “Who? You know she’s always on Facebook flirting with men. Posting pics of her tattoos just to show off her boobs.” “I know. She thinks she’s so hot. Well I heard that after the potluck on Tuesday she left with Joe.…
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What every activist needs to know in case of an arrest

CamilleMarino.com July 17, 2017 The first time I walked into general population, I was befriended by a young girl called “Snook.” She was back in jail on a probation violation. She said to me that she would never take probation again, “Just put me in prison for a year and let me get it over…
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