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Rethinking Revolution: Animal Liberation, Human Liberation, and the Future of the Left

  title={Rethinking Revolution: Animal Liberation, Human Liberation, and the Future of the Left},
  author={Steven Best},
It seems lost on most of the global anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist Left that there is a new liberation movement on the planet –animal liberation– that is of immense ethical and political significance. But because animal liberation challenges the anthropocentric, speciesist, and humanist dogmas that are so deeply entrenched in socialist and anarchist thinking and traditions, Leftists are more likely to mock than engage it. 
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  • including Minding Animals: Awareness, Emotions, and Heart
  • 1992