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Animal Torture Violates Rights: A Response to Walter Block


This blog post originally appeared on C4SS, and is reprinted with the author’s permission. Introduction Walter Block is one of the most highly esteemed libertarian theorists in the world today.1 The Harold E. Wirth… Continue reading

Does Animals’ Meat-Eating Justify Our Own?


    I do not think that humanity can justify its mass consumption of sentient non-human animals. However, some humans try to justify it by pointing to the carnivorous behavior of other species. “If… Continue reading

Malcolm X Understood Empire


  It is interesting that Americans do not invoke Malcolm X the way they invoke other civil rights leaders.  Where ideas about American militarism go, Malcolm X’s contributions were piercingly insightful but lamentably… Continue reading