Mary Merkenich - Animal Liberation and Capitalism


On this show, we’re joined by Mary Merkenich, a member of Socialist Alliance and writer for Green Left Weekly, who discusses links between capitalism and the oppression of animals.


We also play a talk by Dilan Fernando, Co-Founder of Young Voices for Animals, from the event Animal Liberation and Capitalism, which Mary Merkenich also spoke at, as well as Kristin Leigh, President and Campaign Director of Vegan Rising. You can listen to audio of this event here:


You can read Mary Merkenich’s article ‘Capitalism’s abuse of animals degrades us all’ at the following link (note that the picture used for this show is taken from this article):

Check out the article '18 theses on Marxism and animal liberation' here: