Voices for the Animals

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Interviews about animal rights issues

 

Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30a

 

"Voices for the Animals"  is a monthly half hour  program that tackles the issues around animal rights, with interviews of front-line activists who are working to make a difference in the lives of animals around the world. With hosts Noah Bristol, Julianne Schwartz, and Michele Coppola. (Music "Cajongo" by Gaia,  played by Martin Watkinson on the cello & Cherita Meadows on the cajon.)


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Aligning values with action: Jessica Janson and the Food For Thought campaign

Airs at: Fri, 09/25/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we get to speak with Jessica Janson, a coordinator for Animal Place's Food For Thought campaign. The campaign works with various animal welfare, social justice, and environmental organizations to adopt animal- and earth- friendly menu policies for fundraising and spon... Read more

Animal Tourism is No Vacation For Animals!

Airs at: Fri, 08/28/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Ever ridden an elephant or camel, swam with dolphins, had a selfie with a bear cub, or taken a horse-drawn carriage ride while visiting another country or city? You may not have realized it, but that activity was almost assuredly the product of animal cruelty. On this week'... Read more

Fighting Ventilation Shutdown industry mass animal killing with Matt Johnson

Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we welcome to the show Matt Johnson, Press Coordinator for Direct Action Everywhere (DxE). Direct Action Everywhere is a global network of activists working to achieve animal liberation in one generation. DxE employs a wide variety of tactics in pursuit of this goal, ... Read more

Talking Elephant Liberation with "Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants" (FOZE)

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we welcome back to the show Courtney Scott, founder and president of Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants and former co-host of this very show! FOZE is active on many fronts, testifying at Metro Council, meeting with the zoo directors, organizing rallies and demos, doing out... Read more

Voices for Animal Liberation with author and activist Brittany Michelson

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Brittany Michelson is a teacher, writer, and animal rights activist. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University Los Angeles and teaches writing and activism- related classes in a private K-8 program. Her short writing appears in multiple online journals... Read more

COVID-19 and Joe Exotic: Animal Welfare and Our National Obsessions

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Are you concerned about the COVID-19 virus and the possibility of future pandemics? On this month's Voices for the Animals, Michele Coppola talks with Scott Beckstead, Oregon's Rural Outreach Director for the Humane Society of the United States and an expert on animal agric... Read more

Talking animal agriculture and COVID-19 corona virus with Texan animal rights activist Sarah Weldon

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Sarah Weldon is a former hunter and longtime animal rights activist, who among other actions has participated in Meat the Victims and worked with Vegan Outreach, a nonprofit organization working to end violence towards animals by reaching the people who are motivated enough... Read more

Sitting down with PETA founder and president Ingrid Newkirk

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  Ingrid Newkirk is the legendary founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or as most people know it, PETA, which is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary this March. With about 400 employees and 6.5 million supporters worldwide, PETA is the ... Read more

Primates Used For Research In Our Backyard & Can Extinct Sea Otters Make A Comeback?

Airs at: Fri, 01/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  This Friday, January 24th at 10AM it's a new episode of Voices for the Animals on KBOO! Host Michele Coppola will be talking with Oregon State Representative David Gomberg about his visit to the OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center and editorial in The Oregonian ... Read more

Rescuing the animals left behind, with Elizabeth Jones

Airs at: Fri, 12/27/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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