Why We Need Humane Education: Kids (and Adults) Can’t Tell Real From Fake News
by Marsha Rakestraw I get a lot of my initial news from social media. But as a humane educator, I’ve…
End Slavery Now
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End Slavery Now is an organization that works to help individuals maximize their roles in ending slavery. The website includes…
Report: Most People Don’t Think About Animal Issues, But They Care About Animals
by Marsha Rakestraw About a third of Americans believe that nonhuman animals should be given the same rights as humans,…
Embracing Compassion Toward All: An Interview With Author Mark Hawthorne
Mark Hawthorne is an activist and the author of three books on animal rights and social justice: A Vegan Ethic:…
5 Assumptions We Should Try to Make About Everyone
by Marsha Rakestraw The recent US election has highlighted a significant divisiveness. And the media and social media have been…
Which State Ballot Initiatives Are Working Toward a Better World?
by Marsha Rakestraw Although an enormous amount of attention has been focused on the results of the national election…
Expanding Our Circle of Compassion: Giving Rights to Nature and Animals
by Marsha Rakestraw One of the concepts we humane educators often explore with others is the circle of compassion we…
What’s New Wednesday 11-9-16: News and Resources for Humane Educators and Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Encouraging Students to Take Positive Action (video)
by Marsha Rakestraw “We talk a lot about how we don’t learn things just for ourselves. We don’t learn things…
5 Minute Changemaker: Write Right Now for a Better World
by Marsha Rakestraw I have a friend who has written to legislators, corporations, and other leaders and officials since she…
What’s New Wednesday for 11-2-16: News and Resources for Humane Educators and Changemakers
Each week find a round-up of selected resources, news stories, and commentary related to humane living, global ethical issues, and…
Resources for Humane(r) Holidays
by Marsha Rakestraw Spending on Halloween this year is expected to reach an all-time high of $8.4 billion. A lot…