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The Animal Activist's Handbook: Maximizing Our Positive Impact in Today's World (Flashpoint (Lantern)) Paperback – March 1, 2009
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The Animal Activist's Handbook is full of good sense, thoughtful advice, and practical action on helping all of us to reduce the needless suffering of our fellow creatures. I recommend it. --Matthew Scully, author of Dominion
The Animal Activist's Handbook punches way above its weight. Rarely have so few pages contained so much intelligence and good advice. Get it, read it, and act on it. Now. --Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation and Ethics into Action
About the Author
Bruce Friedrich is vice president of policy and government affairs for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the world’s largest animal rights organization, with more than 2 million members and supporters. Before joining PETA more than 12 years ago, Bruce spent six years working with the poor of Washington, D.C. in a Catholic Worker hospitality house there, as well as leading demonstrations against globalization, imperialism, violence, and war. He has been a progressive activist for more than 20 years. He is now a teacher in Baltimore.
Ingrid E. Newkirk is cofounder and president of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), the largest animal rights organization in the world. Her campaigns to save animals have been featured in The Washington Post and other national newspapers. She has appeared on The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Nightline, and 20/20 among others, and has spoken internationally on animal protection, from the steps of the Canadian Parliament to the streets of New Delhi, India. Among her books are Free the Animals; Animal Rights Weekend Warrior, and the PETA Celebrity Cookbook, all published by Lantern.
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Moreover, even if you see yourself as a quiet vegetarian who does not actively seek to influence others, I strongly recommend this book to you so that you are better prepared for conversations with people who have an interest in (or a hostility to) vegetarianism and seek your point of view.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A must-read for anyone wanting to improve the world through animal activism! By far the best I've read on the subject and very accessible.Published 5 months ago by Jennifer Frederick
This book is fantastic. Easy to read, contains lots of great ideas, and is truly inspiring. Anyone can read this book and out the ideas into action immediately.Published 9 months ago by Matthew
This book was so helpful! So many great ideas on how to be effective and what approaches to avoid. I recommend it to everyone involved in animal activism.Published 16 months ago by C.L
A must-read book for anyone who wants to be an animal activist. It's essential even if you think you know what to do. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Boris Yakubchik
Good little book with lots of ideas to inspire you and motivate you to share our vegan lifestyle with others and helpful advice from many years of experience to hone our skills so... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Susan Estrella
Since officially "going vegan" this year I have been struggling with how to talk to non-vegan acquaintances, friends, and family about the importance -- no, URGENCY -- of... Read morePublished 20 months ago by JulieSax