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Fighting for Animal LIberation While Operating in a Production Line: How the Privileged Trigger Trauma and Dehumanize Immigrants

By Raff It was during the Day 3 of CF United that my silence was finally broken (even though I have the impression most people didn’t get it). Sitting through Steve Dawson’s talk on Vicarious Trauma in Animal Rights hurt. I had a repeated, visceral reaction to his storytelling on trauma. But perhaps the most painful part to hear was that he was actually offering solutions. Could it be that there was any hope for activists who are constantly reviving or experiencing trauma? Could it be that anyone actually gave a fuck? Steve’s talk felt like a live reenactment of my depression, suicidal thoughts, and coping mechanisms like cutting and ...