Issue 10

Why I Quit HIV

As I write this, in early 2006, we are more than twenty years into the AIDS era. Like many, a…

All’s not well, down on the chicken farm

The poultry industry is one of the most wasteful and cruellest intensive farming industries. Millions of male chicks are thrown…

The hidden lives of chickens

Several research teams have recently published findings on chicken intelligence that have challenged old notions about avian cognitive abilities. For…

Animals eat each other, so why shouldn’t we eat them?

Even if this were a sound argument, it would not justify rearing animals in inhumane conditions, and it would only…