Voices for the Animals

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Airs at: Fri, 07/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Interviews about animal rights issues

 

Every 4th Friday of the month from 10a -10:30a

 

"Voices for the Animals"  is a monthly half hour  program that tackles the issues around animal rights, with interviews of front-line activists who are working to make a difference in the lives of animals around the world. With hosts Noah Bristol, Julianne Schwartz, and Michele Coppola. (Music "Cajongo" by Gaia,  played by Martin Watkinson on the cello & Cherita Meadows on the cajon.)


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Talking Elephant Liberation with "Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants" (FOZE)

Airs at: Fri, 06/26/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Today we welcome back to the show Courtney Scott, founder and president of Free the Oregon Zoo Elephants and former co-host of this very show! FOZE is active on many fronts, testifying at Metro Council, meeting with the zoo directors, organizing rallies and demos, doing out... Read more

Voices for Animal Liberation with author and activist Brittany Michelson

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Brittany Michelson is a teacher, writer, and animal rights activist. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University Los Angeles and teaches writing and activism- related classes in a private K-8 program. Her short writing appears in multiple online journals... Read more

COVID-19 and Joe Exotic: Animal Welfare and Our National Obsessions

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Are you concerned about the COVID-19 virus and the possibility of future pandemics? On this month's Voices for the Animals, Michele Coppola talks with Scott Beckstead, Oregon's Rural Outreach Director for the Humane Society of the United States and an expert on animal agric... Read more

Talking animal agriculture and COVID-19 corona virus with Texan animal rights activist Sarah Weldon

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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Sarah Weldon is a former hunter and longtime animal rights activist, who among other actions has participated in Meat the Victims and worked with Vegan Outreach, a nonprofit organization working to end violence towards animals by reaching the people who are motivated enough... Read more

Sitting down with PETA founder and president Ingrid Newkirk

Airs at: Fri, 02/28/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  Ingrid Newkirk is the legendary founder and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or as most people know it, PETA, which is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary this March. With about 400 employees and 6.5 million supporters worldwide, PETA is the ... Read more

Primates Used For Research In Our Backyard & Can Extinct Sea Otters Make A Comeback?

Airs at: Fri, 01/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  This Friday, January 24th at 10AM it's a new episode of Voices for the Animals on KBOO! Host Michele Coppola will be talking with Oregon State Representative David Gomberg about his visit to the OHSU Oregon National Primate Research Center and editorial in The Oregonian ... Read more

Rescuing the animals left behind, with Elizabeth Jones

Airs at: Fri, 12/27/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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From Beef Cattle Rancher to Animals Rights Activist and Rancher Advocate: Renee King-Sonnen

Airs at: Fri, 11/22/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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  Today, we have an inspiring tale to share with you as Noah Bristol speaks with Renee King-Sonnen. Renee and her husband Tommy are former beef cattle ranchers, who underwent a moral awakening as first Renee and then her husband began to realize that they could not continu... Read more

Come Closer: Bearing Witness to the Lives and Deaths of Earthlings

Airs at: Fri, 10/25/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
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The Save Movement (Save) is a global network of groups who bear witness as farmed animals are en route to slaughter. They also organize regular vigils and rallies at live markets and slaughterhouses. Their events are documented with photography and video footage which is th... Read more

Fighting Back Against Climate Destruction with Climate Save Organizer Tim Verhoef

Airs at: Fri, 09/27/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Hosts Michele Coppola and Noah Bristol speak with Tim Verhoef of Climate Save Movement, an grassroots organization with over 170 worldwide chapters dedicated to solving the climate crisis by ending animal agriculture, reforesting the Earth and phasing out fossil fuels. Join... Read more