29 June 2020

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A Glimmer of Hope
Melanie Joy Explains Carnism

In Episode 5 of UPC’s Hope for the Animals Podcast Hope will inspire us with some good news for animals! Launching the new Glimmer of Hope segment, she will share a collection of recent positive advancements and media stories for animals. In these trying times, we can all use some uplifting news.



Then we will have an informative interview with Melanie Joy, PhD. Melanie is a Harvard-educated psychologist, organizational consultant, trainer, and relationship coach. She is the author of six books including the award-winning book Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism, as well as Beyond Beliefs: A Guide to Improving Relationships and Communication for Vegans, Vegetarians, and Meat Eaters. Melanie has given her acclaimed carnism presentation and trained vegan advocates on six continents. Her work has been featured in major media outlets around the world.

In this podcast, Melanie and Hope talk about the concept of carnism, how it informs society’s relationship with farmed animals, and the distinction between carnism and speciesism. They also discuss the most effective communication methods for vegans encouraging pre-vegans to explore an animal-free diet. Don’t miss this episode with one of the most sought-after speakers in the animal rights movement today, Melanie Joy.