How to cripple abattoirs

By Michael Bourchier

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Why the blind spot?

Down at the slaughterhouse

Let’s go shopping…

Homo sapiens and meat

The world’s poor

Health and nutrition aspects of veganism

What are we teaching our children?

Cruelty in specific industries


Animal experimentation

Environmental concerns

Efficiency in food production

Speciesism and selectivity


What about the farmers?

Ways to avoid responsibility

More on the weakness of Australian governments

Ag-gag laws

New animal welfare agencies

Nazi animal welfare laws

Industry and political reactions

Vegan alternatives to meat

Don’t worry, it’s quite normal


References and Bibliography