Sneak peek at new Circles of Compassion book and AWFW chapter.
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Below are details, including a sneak peek at AWFW's Founding Director, Dawn Moncrief's chapter:

"Hunger, Meat, and the Banality of Evil."

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About the Book

Dr. Will Tuttle - editor/authorFrom Vegan Publishers - edited by Dr. Will Tuttle.

Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice is a series of essays by internationally recognized authors and activists that focus on how seemingly disparate human, animal, and environmental concerns are actually connected.

Authors also provide practical guidance about how to make individual, systems, and social changes to effectively create a just and peaceful world. 

Proceeds benefit AWFW friend and grant awardee, Food Empowerment Project.


Our Chapter


"Hunger, Meat, and the Banality of Evil" --

provides a glimpse into some of the tangible ways in which meat is a form of overconsumption and waste that redistributes food away from the poor.

It connects hunger and meat as systems of oppression that normalize atrocities against people and animals—thus desensitizing individuals and society, and bolstering other forms of systemic violence and injustice.

On a more personal level, it provides a feel for the actual suffering of both people and animals. It highlights the human actions and intention that distinguish suffering from injustice... and harm from violence.

Contributors & Chapters

Dr. Will Tuttle - Editor

Carol J. Adams - Forward


David Cantor - Beyond Humanism, Toward a New Animalism

Angel Flinn - No Innocent Bystanders

Katrina Fox - Why Compassion is Essential to Social Justice

Beatrice Friedlander - A Woman, A Cat, and a Realization

Lori Girschick - Interconnected Injustices / Struggle for Universal Liberation

Rachel Griffin - Social Responsibility, Reflexivity, and Chasing Rainbows

Robert Grillo - Eating Animals and the Illusion of Personal Choice

Melanie Joy - Carnism: Why Eating Animals is a Social Justice Issue

Lisa Kemmerer - Sustenance, Sincerity, and Social Justice

Rita Laws - Mother Corn, Father Pumpkin, Sister Bean

Keith McHenry - Until Every Belly is Full

Dawn Moncrief - Hunger, Meat, and the Banality of Evil

Richard Oppenlander - Our Lifeline Revealed Through the Eye of Justice

Lauren Ornelas - A Hunger for Justice

Colleen Patrick-Goodreau - Veganism: A Path to Nonviolence

Sailesh Rao - Climate Change and Injustice Everywhere

Anteneh Roba - The Inescapable Net of Mutuality

Ruby Roth - Harming Children to Protect Them

Richard Schwartz - Connecting the Dots on Dietary Choices

Kim Sheridan - Looking Behind the Curtain and the Hidden Side of Justice Issues

Jasmin Singer - The Gay Animal: A Personal Exploration of Interconnectedness

Gary Smith - Animal Rights as a Social Justice Issue

Jo Stepaniak - Confronting the Saboteur Within: Advancing a Consciousness of Compassion

Will Tuttle - Our Cultural Crisis and the Vegan Solution

Zoe Weil - The MOGO Principle for a Peaceful, Sustainable, and Humane World

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