Season 1, Episode 17. In this episode, we hear from lauren, from the Food Empowerment Project. lauren explains how food justice is central to FEP’s advocacy for social justice for both human and nonhuman animals. We hear about some of the initiatives taking place, including the chocolate list – and how a plantbased diet doesn’t necessarily equal an ethical one. We also hear from lauren about the importance of a decolonial approach to understanding diets and how chapter-based activist groups can be damaging to the grassroots movement.
Food Empowerment Project website: https://foodispower.org
The music used in Beyond Species for the intro and outro is a track called “Cosmo” by Johto
A podcast exploring issues around speciesism and the struggle to dismantle it. Hosted by Tofu Steve, this Scottish-based podcast features guests from around the world. Various topics arising from speciesism, veganism and activism are discussed.
Beyond Species 4 May 2020
Season 1, Episode 16. In this episode, we hear from Oz and Keith, also known as Lonely Vegan. We consider the effectiveness of sharing undercover investigation footage on social media, as well as the emotional cost, which can lead to …continue
Beyond Species 24 January 2021
Episode 29. In this episode, we hear from Dr. Michelle Westerlaken. Michelle explains her concept of multispecies-isms or multispecies worlding – a response to speciesism that looks for traces of how we humans interact with other species in our everyday …continue
Beyond Species 18 January 2021
Episode 28. In this episode, we hear from Maythe, whose studies in multispecies kinship focus on the relationships humans have with dogs. Maythe shares information about an ethnographic study of dog lovers who perpetuate racism, particularly with regard to events …continue