Beyond Species

Moving Forward

Episode Summary

Season 1, Episode 3. In this episode, we hear from Betty, an activist based in Australia. Betty speaks about some of the challenges of working in different activist spaces. She considers some ways the animal liberation movement might move forward - evolving through strong community building - to reclaim its radical roots. Of course, it was impossible to ignore the catastrophic fires happening in Australia, but hope can be found in community self-reliance and solidarity.

Episode Notes

Season 1, Episode 3. In this episode, we hear from Betty, an activist based in Australia. Betty speaks about some of the challenges of working in different activist spaces. She considers some ways the animal liberation movement might move forward - evolving through strong community building - to reclaim its radical roots. Of course, it was impossible to ignore the catastrophic fires happening in Australia, but hope can be found in community self-reliance and solidarity.

You can find Betty on Instagram.

Links relevant to topics covered in this episode:

How First Australians' Ancient Knowledge can Help us Survive the Bushfires of the Future, The Guardian, 2020.

Animal Rights Activists Labelled "Domestic Terrorists" in Australia, Sentient Media, 2019.

The music used in Beyond Species for the intro and outro is a track called "Cosmo" by Johto