Politics

We chat with Mia Macdonald, Executive Director of policy action tank, "Brighter Green" about global agribusiness & finance focusing on China, animal activism in China, that headline that circulated last week, "Feds vegan diet best for planet" & "What's for dinner?", a groundbreaking Chinese documentary produced by Brighter Green & internationally recognized independent filmmaker, Jian Yi.

http://wfdinner.com/home/

brightergreen.org

If you would like to add international comment to the US 2015 Dietary and Guidelines:http://www.health.gov/dietaryguidelines/dga2015/comments/writeComments.aspx

This week's show features Donalea Patman from "For the Love of Wildlife". Donalea was instrumental in lobbying Minster for the Environment Greg Hunt and Jason Wood MP to ban the importation of lion trophies to Australia.
We hear how Donalea lobbied for this ban, and how a relative outsider to the animal protection movement was able to achieve so much.

http://fortheloveofwildlife.org.au/

 

This week we speak with Michael Bayliss, and Federal Member for Wills, Kelvin Thomson MP, about 'Victoria First'.

'Victoria First' is an organisation established to safeguard and enhance Victoria's way of life through halting rapid population growth and over-development.

We will be in particular hearing about the effect of increasing human populations on both human and non-human residents of Victoria.

Victoria First website https://www.facebook.com/01victoria?ref=hl

Sarah Davison is standing as the second Senate candidate in Victoria for the Animal Justice Party.

The Animal Justice Party has been established to give voice to those who have none – to pursue the vital issues of animal protection through the Australian Parliamentary System by:

• Encouraging the adoption of animal-friendly policies by other political parties
• Demonstrating that voters care about animal issues by contesting elections
• Educating the electorate about the animal policies of candidates from other political parties.

President of the Animal Justice Party, Professor Steve Garlick explains the need for the party by saying “For the many voters wanting to truly help animals, a new door has opened. It is not entrapped with any compromise – it is the Animal Justice Party”,

Tune in to get the lowdown on the AJP in the upcoming federal election – its history, policies and party preferencing.

Be informed. Be a political animal!

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