Discrimination and racial profiling

In Firebird, his young reader/adult “crossover” historical fiction, Glen Huser (left) offers a sobering look into racial prejudice in Canada more than 100 years ago. FULL STORY

Animals as beings

September 28th, 2020

Legally, animals are defined as property, often leading to their inhumane mistreatment. In Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders (UTP $34.95), University of Victoria law professor, Maneesha Deckha, suggests a new legal term – “beingness” – as an alternative to “personhood” – as a way to legally recognize animals and value them for who they are and protect them from exploitation. 9781487525873

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