With the COVID-19 crisis, animal agriculture and the capitalist food system are under scrutiny like never before. What will animal rights politics look like after the crisis?
This webinar examines the role of animals and capital in the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to develop anti-capitalist strategies in animal advocacy and the kinds of politics that may be possible as we emerge from this crisis
Jan Dutkiewicz is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University. He has written about the politics of animal agriculture for a range of academic publications, as well as The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Jacobin.
Dinesh Wadiwel is a Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and Socio-Legal Studies in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. He writes in the field of critical animal studies and disability rights, and is author of The War Against Animals (Brill 2015).
Moderated by Michael John Addario, editor of Animal Liberation Currents magazine.
Broadcast Wednesday, May 27, 2020