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Animal Rights vs Animal Welfare

The debate between animal rights and animal welfare is one that has been a dividing line for activists for decades. It is often argued by those who consume animal products, and even many who don’t, that advocating for animal welfare reforms is more realistic, and therefore more effective, than advocating for the complete abolition of animal agriculture. 1,075 more words


“The Troubles of His Country Were His Own”: Rev. N. A. Staples

By James Marten

This year two parts of my lives collided: my work as a historian of the Civil War era and my membership in the First Unitarian Society in Milwaukee.  261 more words

Didi, I Want to Learn the Harmonium and Roam Around Freely: Samhita Barooah


During a visit to the Kishori Mandal at Apne Aap Women Worldwide’s Uttari Rampur Centre in Forbesganj I met some lovely girls. 1,692 more words

Bad Ideas

King's Survey: FreedomFighterTerrorist

In which we try to unravel one of the great riddles of American History

Kids, the facts of the situation are reasonably clear-cut. I’ll try and dispatch with them quickly. 1,589 more words

Jim Cullen

Wake Up Church! An Open Letter From Abolish Human Abortion

Dear Church, I am standing in front of YOUR local abortion clinic.Behind these walls thousands of human beings have been dismembered and destroyed by surgical instruments and chemical poisons.From this parking lot, thousands of women have been led to the slaughter to sacrifice their unborn children in a misguided attempt to preserve their own lives.Within these walls works a man who “lies in wait for blood”.A man who “makes the fatherless his prey”. 1,132 more words