Informed by both critical animal studies and critical terrorism studies, John Sorenson analyzes ecoterrorism as a social construction. He examines how corporations that profit from animal exploitation fund and produce propaganda to portray the compassionate goals and nonviolent practices of animal activists as outlandish, anti-human campaigns that operate by violent means not only to destroy Western civilization but also to create actual genocide. The idea of concern for others is itself a dangerous one, and capitalism works by keeping people focused on individual interests and discouraging compassion and commitment to others.
Posted on April 28th, 2016
Authors Geoffrey McCormick and Thom Workman won Best Scholarly Writing for their book The Servant State.
Posted on March 14th, 2016
Vice HBO reports on the stories of homosexuals and transsexuals who face arrest, torture and death in Iran, and speak to Arsham Parsi, author of Exiled for Love, and founder of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees.
Posted on March 7th, 2016
Naomi Klein will be in Winnipeg, and we have two tickets to give away…