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  • September 22, 2017

    Renouncing vegan birthright

    By Julia Tanenbaum The new Vegan Birthright program sponsored by Jewish Veg and Mayanot Birthright exemplifies how Zionists so often exploit the struggle for animal rights in the service of colonialism. Since 1999 Birthright Israel ...more
  • July 8, 2017

    The Intersections of Species Politics, Colonialism, Food Justice, and Gender in Okja

    By Tori Lion, CF Toronto Organizer ​(Please note that this article contains spoilers.) ​Recently, after completing an intensive course, I finally had the opportunity to watch Bong Joon-ho’s new film, Okja, which has been ...more
  • April 30, 2017

    Elsie Shrigley: the Woman Behind the Word Veganism

    By Sarah W. Fox, CF Vancouver organizer Where Are the Women in the Animal Rights Movement? "Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social ...more
  • February 27, 2017

    3 Reasons Why You Should Become a Pro-Intersectional* Activist

    By Lilia Trenkova, CF Co-Founder *Intersectionality theory was created by Kimberlé Crenshaw and other black feminists in the 1960s and 70s as a form of resistance to the predominantly white (read: racist) feminist movement and the ...more
  • February 8, 2017

    Your Organizer Voted for Trump, Now What?

    By Raffi Ciavatta &  Lilia Trenkova, Collectively Free Founders Whether you're part of an activist community or an organizer yourself, chances are you have had to deal with conflict in your network. Conflicts come in many shapes ...more
  • January 18, 2017

    Capitalism, White Supremacy, Patriarchy, and Anthropocentrism Are Killing Us: Why We’re Joining Disrupt J20

    by Tori Lion, CF Toronto Organizer It is not a coincidence that Donald Trump rose to power at a time when open challenges to capitalism, colonialism, and white supremacy have become commonplace. In 2011, during my first year of ...more
  • December 30, 2016

    Surviving the Social Justice Revolution: tips for becoming an intersectional (vegan) activist

    by Kadedra Holmes, CF Hampton Roads Organizer So, you are still wrapping your head around veganism and its overlap in social justice issues such as racism, sexism, modern-day slavery and climate change. What do you now? Social media is ...more
  • October 20, 2016

    Animal Rights Leading Where?

    Just recently Alex Felsinger published an article critiquing the use of disruptions in the animal rights movement. While there are certainly points that we can agree on, there are also points we decided to break down and discuss. To ...more
  • October 12, 2016

    Just Language [As In Justice]

    by Raffi Ciavatta Quite often I will look at my Facebook memories from 5 years ago and be like, “what the hell did I say??” Sometimes, even posts from 2 years ago surprise me. As activists, we use language as a powerful tool to ...more
  • October 6, 2016

    A history of Animal Use by American Police

    It is a less understood dimension of animal exploitation which transforms man's best friends into deadly servants of American racism. However it is still animal exploitation. By Timothy Hurwitz The police are 21st century fugitive ...more


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