By what class of people is the slavery of the Africans and their descendants supported and encouraged?

Q. 10. By what class of people is the slavery of the Africans and their descendants supported and encouraged? A. Principally by the purchasers and consumers of the produce of the slaves’ labour; as the profits arising from the produce of their labour, is the only stimulus or inducement for making slaves. ~ Elias Hicks …

We need to unequivocally advocate for human rights and animal rights

We need to unequivocally advocate for human rights and animal rights. We need to, at the absolute bare minimum, not engage in the exploitation of human animals or the exploitation of nonhuman animals. Regarding humans, reject slavery and rape and murder and discrimination in your own life—respect and uphold human rights. Regarding other animals, be …

The scheme of Colonization pleased all

The scheme of Colonization pleased all. It gratified prejudice—soothed the conscience—left slavery uncondemned and unmolested—while it professed to promote the freedom and happiness of the free colored population, and at the same time advance the interests of Africa, by preventing the slave-trade along her coast, and diffusing the blessings of the gospel amongst her benighted …

My take on all of this sustainable meat dialogue is a bit mixed

My take on all of this sustainable meat dialogue is a bit mixed. I am obviously not a vegetarian. I take great care in selecting the meat and fish I do eat, and I feel like I am very aware of the way in which my purchases affect my place in the whole global warming/good …