Indonesia is set to execute several drug offenders this week, the majority of them foreign nationals. Jeffrey Winters explains what the is the political ambition behind this war on drugs. We also talk with Stephen Eisenman about the fading out of animal acts in circus shows and the overall animal rights legislation.
Dubbed “the conscience of the food movement” by Time magazine, Gene Baur is co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, the leading farm animal protection organization in the country. Since 1986, his organization has been instrumental in passing the first U.S.
Next week marks five years since the start of Chicago’s short lived foie gras ban. The fatty duck and goose livers, produced by force feeding fowl through metal tubes inserted in their throats, are either a delicacy or the product of horrific animal cruelty, depending on who you ask.