Shows

3CR

We are currently moving away from using this site so we will no longer be uploading new shows here. You can find all of our shows at: https://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies 

Jason Gillespie

This show features cricketing legend and Veganuary ambassador Jason “Dizzy” Gillespie on the growing number of cricketers becoming vegan, reflections on his cricket career, the documentary Earthlings, challenging speciesism (discrimination based on species), the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement and Indigenous veganism.

 

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Follow Gillespie on Twitter and Instagram @dizzy259

Watch Earthlings: http://www.nationearth.com/

Roger Yates

On this show we’re joined by animal activist and sociologist Roger Yates. The discussion covers a wide range of topics, including: his activism with the Vegan Information Project, online activism in a time when other forms of activism are less possible, challenging an “animals only” mindset in the movement, the animal rights versus welfare debate, and using humour in advocacy.

 

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Myq Kaplan AKA

We’re joined by comedian Myq Kaplan who discusses comedy and veganism.

 

Check out Myq Kaplan's new album of stand-up comedy ‘A.K.A.’ at: https://www.blondemedicine.com/aka

 

Look into all of his comedy at: http://myqkaplan.com/

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We're joined by sociologist Corey Wrenn who discusses the impact coronavirus/COVID-19 has had on animals, as well as the role of eating animals in this virus and many other diseases.

  

For more on this issue, have a look at the publications on COVID-19 and animals for the Animals and Society Section of the American Sociological Association: https://www.asanet.org/asa-communities/sections/sites/animals-and-society/covid-19

Scary Goats interview 3cr studio

On this show we discuss the horror/comedy play ‘Scary Goats Tour’ with the producer of the play Chloe Towan and cast member Dominik Shields.

 

You can find more information about this play on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/scarygoatstour

You can buy tickets here: https://thebutterflyclub.com/show/scary-goats-tour

 

3CR

We are currently experiencing some issues with our website but you can listen to our recent shows at: https://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies

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This show features environmental activist Mark Allen on working together across different social movements, particularly in light of recent tensions between environmental and animal movements. There are also some interviews with activists who were addressing the environmental impact of animal agriculture at the Climate Crisis: National Day of Action - Melbourne.

 

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Charlie and Katie

On this show animal activist Katie Batty discusses some of the companion animals she has shared her home with (including Charlie pictured here) as a starting point to investigate our relationships with companion animals and animals generally.

 

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We speak to Emma Hakansson, who works to create a kinder world for animals. Her passion for ethical fashion—ethical being vegan, fair and sustainable—has seen her found Willow Creative Co., a content production and ethics consultation agency for fashion labels. She is a model, a writer and is involved in various campaigns including Animal Liberation Victoria, Wool Truth and Goat Truth.

Dr Simon Coghlan

We speak with Dr Simon Coghlan, a Senior Research Fellow in Digital Ethics at the University of Melbourne. Simon is a philosopher, ethicist and had a previos life as a veterinarian. We discuss his current research interests including the ethics of animals, robots, AI and the environment. 

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Simon's articles on The Conversation

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Dilan and Harley

On this show we’re joined by Dilan Fernando and Harley McDonald-Eckersall who discuss Animal Rebellion, an organisation that connects animals and the climate crisis by advocating for a plant-based food system.

 

This is our final show for the year. We'll be taking a break from the show over Summer and will be back to normal programming on the 19th Jan. Summer Specials will be running in the time slot for the next 4 weeks.

 

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On this show we recap some of the key themes and ideas raised at the recent Liberated Futures conference, which was all about creating better futures for all animals.

 

For more information about this conference, see the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/479005459344363/

 

Lawrence

Lawrence Pope is back in the studio talking about flying foxes.  As the president of the Friends of Bats & Bushcare group, Lawrence is one of Australia's foremost advocates of this magnificent creature.  At the time of this interview, he's also caring for two orphaned flying fox pups.