Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” 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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