Feminism Telesummit with Lisa Kemmerer - Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice
You will learn why feminists should be vegans, the links between diet and the environment, how religion is a tool for change, and the economical, environmental, and personal health implications of Vegetarianism. “We have extended ethics outward from self to family to community to all of humanity. We are now called to extend moral consideration to other species.” Professor Lisa Kemmerer
Lisa Kemmerer - Environmental Ethics & Dietary Choice
"The most important thing is that we feel right and that we do not numb out in despair --
then we can move toward solutions." Lisa Kemmerer
You will learn the links between diet and the environment: Human hunger continues as 70% of corn and soy are fed to animals, ruining the earth and harming the animals. This means that 70% of our land could be returned to wildlife, nature, and solar and wind energy!
Religion is a tool, like Feminism, to bring sustainable change: Based on your own core convictions, connect to the suffering of animals with love, acceptance and non-judgement.
- Class Cost Analysis: Eating Vegan is the cheapest diet and very nutritious.
- Learn how animal agriculture has the worst impact on the environment, including fishing and hunting.
- Pollutants in fish flesh disrupt ecosystems by killing eagles, sea lions, and other animals.
- Why Feminists should be Vegans? If you don't want to be exploited, then don't exploit others.
- Milk and eggs are especially exploitative to female animals.
- Grass fed meat is more destructive to the environment.
- Cattle methane is the worst climate change polluter.
- Supply and demand lead us to new jobs and sustainable change. Changing occupations sooner is better than later.
- We need a Balanced Diet. Physicians Committee for Responsible Research (PCRM) has vegan oriented questions and answers.
Lisa Kemmerer is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religions at Montana State University, Billings. She is an author, and philosopher-activist, dedicated to working against oppression on behalf of the environment, nonhuman animals, and disempowered human beings. She is an animal advocate in cattle country.
Education formed Lisa's sensitivities, and becoming a teacher allows her to challenge her students and explore controversial issues with passion and integrity. She says, "Everyone is different, and at the core of our personal ethic is caring. Lisa's books "Eating Earth" with practical solutions, and "Sister Species" with women's personal narratives are available at GreenWomanStore.com.
- Eating Earth: Environmental Ethics and Dietary Choice by Lisa Kemmerer$29.95
A concise examination of the environmental effects of dietary choice. Straightforward exploration of the environmental effects of animal agriculture, fishing, hunting, and animal advocacy. Solutions and nearly 80 graphs and summary slides. Hardback.
- Feminism Telesummit - Sexism in the Animal Rights Movement with Lisa Kemmerer
"Sexism in the Animal Rights Movement is not new—it’s part of our culture and has been in the movement since women first started working to protect animals! Male privilege and white privilege are connected with human privilege—they are connected with the problem of animal abuse. We need to recognize these interconnections and make the necessary changes in our lives if we want to bring change. Going vegan is critical, but we also have to root out sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression to welcome a world of peace." Lisa Kemmerer
- Sister Species: Women, Animals and Social Justice by Lisa Kemmerer$21.20 $24.95
Courageous and gripping personal narratives from women who have personally explored links of oppression between human beings and nonhuman animals. Sister Species demonstrates with painful clarity why every activist must be on board with other social justice concerns.
- Never Too Late to Go Vegan by Carol J.Adams, Patti Breitman and Virginia Messina$15.50 $16.95
A strong rebuttal to having less power as we age. What could be wiser than choosing a lifestyle that brings compassion, vibrant health, and a vast, delicious cuisine -- plus a new sense of purpose, and a new experience of power to affect change.
- Feminism Telesummit with Carol J. Adams - The Sexual Politics of Meat
You can get all your protein needs from plant-based foods. No cholesterol in a Vegan Diet. You are eliminating foods that aren't good for you. The U.N. and the USDA recommend moving away from a meat diet. Meat eating has been a way of showing male virility. Women are animalized, and animals are feminized and sexualized in ads and comments. 1/3 of the world's land mass, 40% of U.S. fresh water, and 35% of U.S. dependence on foreign oil is devoted to animal agriculture.
- The Sexual Politics of Meat by Carol J. Adams$19.98 $24.95
A bible for feminist and progressive animal rights activists and the vegan community. An important and provocative work that inspires and enrages readers across the political spectrum. Both thoughtful and thought-provoking.