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Animal Matters: New Video Series with Glenn Greenwald
Animal Matters is a new series of video interviews with Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, and Sentient Media co-founder Grant Lingel. The series dives deep into the political, moral, and social issues around animal rights and the human species’s use and exploitation of other animal species. Watch the trailer here and follow our YouTube channel to catch all the episodes.
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The series examines how and why animal rights – a previously marginal idea – is growing in awareness and popularity, and how it forms a natural extension of the history social justice movements seeking to eliminate exploitation, suffering, and cruelty. The first episodes are filmed at the Hope Sanctuary in Maricá, Brazil, an animal sanctuary founded by Glenn Greenwald and David Miranda, and ran by people previously without a home.
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