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Welcome Home! Amidst Torture and 'Man's Inhumanity to Man'
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard
Advent reminds us we once welcomed Jesus home to earth, and it didn't go so well. Humanity messed up. We're still messing up. To become human is to risk two things: to risk being inhumane to others, or to risk being treated inhumanely.
Treating Death Row Inmates like Disposable Guinea Pigs is Unconstitutional
Lawyer, freelancer, writer
When faced with cruel and unusual crimes, our natural reaction is to demand cruel and unusual punishment. The problem is that even if this sentiment were morally correct, it is legally incorrect.
No More Shark Fin Soup on Menus!
Green schools, indigenous rights, biodiversity conservation, s...
Sharks now represent the greatest percentage of threatened marine species on the IUCN Red List of threatened species. Why did this happen?
The Truth Behind So-Called "Humane" Food Labels
President and Co-founder, Farm Sanctuary
Increasingly, large scale, industrialized animal farms are promoting themselves as humane and sustainable, and misleading consumers.
Strippers in Cages Get Loose and Terrorize Small Florida Town
The strippers first robbed a gas station of all its 1 dollar bills. They then broke into an elderly home and gave everyone half-assed lap dances.
Peace Gnome to the Rescue
Rep. Kucinich (D-OH) -- whom we around here affectionately refer to as the "Peace Gnome" -- is urging the L.A. City Council to free a captive elephant languishing in a county zoo.
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