Dr. Casey Taft discusses the pursuit of money in the animal movement and how it ultimately may harm animals, both human and non-human.
How to recognize and deal with psychological abuse as animal advocates.
Dr. Casey Taft discusses the importance of listening in animal advocacy.
Dr. Casey Taft discusses how some animal advocates attempt to silence other advocates.
For the blog this week, Dr. Casey Taft discusses the harmful impacts of psychological abuse, how we can identify such abuse in animal advocacy, and the benefits of non-abusive communication approaches.
Dr. Casey Taft discusses his pro-intersectionality stance as it applies to animal advocacy and principles of clinical psychology. Excerpts of this article are from the recently released Motivational Methods for Animal Advocacy: A Clinical Psychology Perspective.
Dr. Casey Taft, author of “Motivational Methods for Vegan Advocacy, A Clinical Psychology Perspective,” discusses an important but rarely discussed topic in animal advocacy: the impacts of exposure to trauma.
As Thanksgiving fades into the background and you prepare to see your vegan family member for upcoming holidays, I’d like to say a few things that your loved one may not be able to. I’m not writing this letter to anger or shame you, but rather to encourage you to attempt to develop greater insight into […]
Should animal advocates base their advocacy on “market research” with those who wish to continue eating and using animals? For this week’s blog, Casey discusses how our ethical argument is undermined by such strategies.
Those who advocate for reducing our exploitation of animals, rather than eliminating it, will often claim that their approach is more “effective.” The problem with such claims is that there is zero scientific evidence to support them. This article discusses how this misuse of the language of science may ultimately be harmful to animals.
We need to be mindful of biased research used to promote specific approaches within the animal rights community. This article discusses such recent work that the author describes as “pseudoscience” and potentially dangerous.
The term “vegan” has received criticism and debate abounds about whether we should even be using the term. Today Vegan Publishers’ own Casey Taft discusses why we need to embrace the “V” word.