All posts tagged Ingrid Newkirk

Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder & president of PETA

Ingrid Newkirk—the co-founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), and co-author (with Gene Stone) of “animalkind: Remarkable Discoveries about Animals and Revolutionary New Ways to Show Them Compassion”—recalls how she decided on the book’s format. Read more…

Arin Greenwood, journalist and author of “Your Robot Dog Will Die”

Arin Greenwood—a journalist who specializes in writing about animal welfare, and whose sterling new novel, “Your Robot Dog Will Die,” was published Tuesday (April 17)—offers her synopsis of the book, and recalls key elements of the setting, story, and fundamental themes that she arrived at while in the formative stages of writing “Your Robot Dog Will Die.” Read more…

Mark Devries, director of “Speciesism: The Movie”

Mark Devries—director of the new documentary, “Speciesism: The Movie”—discusses how the film came about, and how he first became interested in factory farming. Read more…

Ingrid Newkirk–co-founder & president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

Ingrid Newkirk–the co-founder & president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)–discusses some of the organization’s high-profile campaigns over its nearly 25-year history, her take on the pros and cons of its more controversial tactics, a handful of the group’s victories, the interviewer’s perception that PETA has somewhat softened its M.O. (Ingrid agreed!), what efforts are on tap for 2005 and beyond, and more.  [www.peta.org] Read more…