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"Welfare protections have failed animals" - Legal Academic Dr Jane Kotzmann - Sentientism Ep:173

Dr. Jane Kotzmann is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Deakin Law School. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how we can make a better world.
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India has a rich history of pro-animal thought. So why aren't we using that in our advocacy (instead of global north narratives)? - Varda Mehrotra - Sentientism Ep: 161

Varda Mehrotra is an activist and co-founder of the Indian animal NGO Samayu. A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"Mother Cow, Mother India" - Yamini Narayanan - International Development Asst. Prof - Sentientism Ep:160

Dr. Yamini Narayanan is the author of "Mother Cow, Mother India". A conversation about Sentientism's "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings."
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Should Effective Altruism Take Abolitionism More Seriously? - Dhruv Makwana - Sentientism Episode 150

Dhruv is a PhD student at the Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge. Sentientism is evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings.
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"We need to transition [India]... the question is how?" - Economist Chaitanya Talreja - Sentientism Episode 127

Chaitanya is Assistant Professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings". 
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"There's a caste angle to how animal cruelty works in India" - Karthik Pulugurtha - Fish Welfare Initiative - Sentientism Episode 101

Karthik is Managing Director of the Fish Welfare Initiative in India. A Sentientist Conversation. Evidence, reason and compassion.
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"Al Gore didn't want to talk about it!" - Dr Sailesh Rao - Sentientist Conversations EP:82

Dr. Sailesh Rao leads Climate Healers and is Exec Producer on the Cowspiracy and What The Health documentaries. Sentientism is "evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings".
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"I'm positive about our future... I experienced the rapid change in my own views" - Lu Shegay - Institute of Animal Law of Asia - Sentientist Conversation

Lu is an animal law attorney from Kazakhstan. She is the co-founder and Managing Director of the Institute of Animal Law of Asia. A Sentientist Conversation.
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"Vet training reduces empathy for animals" - Vet Kevin Saldanha - New Sentientist Conversation

Kevin is a vet, based in Ontario, Canada. He grew up in East Africa & Goa, India & then moved to Canada. He has held leadership roles, originally in Catholic community organisations &, more recently, Humanist community organisations. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
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"As a Vet I Felt Helpless" - Vicky Bond, Humane League UK Managing Director - New Sentientist Conversations Video

Vicky is Managing Director of The Humane League UK. She trained as a vet and worked in the animal agriculture industry before leaving to focus on campaigning for non-human animals. In these Sentientist Conversations, we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” and “what matters?”
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"Do you want a habitable planet for your children?" A Sentientist Conversation with Zion Lights

"Do you want a habitable planet for your children?" A Sentientist Conversation with Zion Lights. Addressing the climate challenge with evidence, reason and compassion.
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"What if we saw ourselves as species diplomats?" - David Peña-Guzmán of Overthink - Sentientism Ep:187

David specializes in European philosophy, the history and philosophy of science and the philosophy of animal minds. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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"What if we saw ourselves as species diplomats?" - David Peña-Guzmán of Overthink - Sentientism Ep:187

David specializes in European philosophy, the history and philosophy of science and the philosophy of animal minds. A Sentientism conversation about what's real, who matters and how to make a better world.
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Could animal farming be good for the animals?

Episode 186 of the Sentientism podcast (Apple link here) is a bonus cross-post of my discussion with Nick Pendergrast, co-host of 3CR's Freedom of Species radio show and podcast, about "the logic of the larder" - an argument that animal farming could be a good thing for farmed animals.
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"If you combine rationality and compassion you have the essence" - Jonathan Leighton of OPIS - Sentientism Ep:185

Jonathan is Executive Director of OPIS (Organisation for the Prevention of Intense Suffering). A Sentientism conversation about "what's real?" "who matters?" and "how can we make a better world?"
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