A museum and convention hall commemorating the Underground Railroad has opened in Niagara Falls, New York, to honor the courage, sacrifice, and determination of the many people who helped escapees in their journey to freedom prior to abolition of human slavery in the United States.
The clandestine network that helped people escape from bondage in the U.S. represents an early American example of direct action which can be viewed, in that regard, as an antecedent to the Animal Liberation Front of today.
The year 2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which secured women in the U.S. the right to vote. On this occasion, it is important to remember that the Humane Party has addressed the gap between the proposed Equal Rights Amendment in 1923 and current social issues, by drafting a new Constitutional amendment that would be fully inclusive of gender-, sexuality-, and marriage-related rights.
After an initial subset of proposed seats for Class A of the Humane National Committee were published for comment a few weeks ago, a first complete set of seats for Class A is now being published today for public comment.
At this special moment in history, we are witnessing a revolution in philosophy and political science: the zoocracy system of government extends the political franchise beyond the species barrier to include all forms of sentient life. The Humane Party has been developing the zoocratic system and the HP’s future governing body, the Humane National Committee (HNC).
Around the world, scientists continue to independently confirm the Humane Party’s findings, and the big takeaway is this: converting to an all-vegan approach to food production would yield a massive expansion in the effective food supply.
The overall parameters for the Humane National Committee have been finalized and ratified by the Humane Party. Class A takes the geography-based approach like that used in the U.S. political system and by other U.S. political parties. Proposed constituency definitions for some seats of Class A are today published for public comment.
As the global animal-protection movement grows, some slavery-related terms are becoming more popular. This article shows how three key terms relate to each other.
The world’s slave population now exceeds its free population among mammals and birds, according to a new report published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Humane Party has published an initial set of parameters for the overall design of the Humane National Committee governing body. These parameters will now be available for comments, criticisms, and editorial suggestions from the public until completion of a final overall design has been achieved.
Earth Day 2018 (Sunday, April 22) will mark the 9th anniversary of the launch of the Humane Party. As per tradition, the HP will also release its bi-annual party platform on Earth Day. The 2018-19 platform includes two new sections and several significant updates.
Born in Los Angeles, California, but raised in Japan, Singapore and Thailand, Guy Rittger joined the Humane Party in January 2017, as the national technology coordinator, in response to an invitation from Humane Party 2016 Presidential candidate Clifton Roberts.
Vegan Nation radio, hosted by Marlene Narrow, has announced upcoming interviews with two Humane Party candidates. Robert Mason, candidate for U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Texas (District 3), will be interviewed on March 22, 2018. Clifton Roberts, candidate for U.S. Senate representing the state of California, will be interviewed on April 19, 2018.
Activists in the humane movement often refer to themselves as providing a voice to animals whose needs are not heard. Similarly, for photographer and filmmaker Randy Bacon people who are homeless need to be heard and they also need to be seen. In The Road I Call Home, an exhibition of portraits, stories, and film of the homeless community in his hometown of Springfield, Missouri, Bacon provides an outlet for the people featured to be seen and to be heard in their own voices.
Zoocracy is a representative form of government in which members of all sentient species—not just homo sapiens—hold permanent political power of equal dignity. Zoocracy is akin to democracy, in that decisions are made by vote of an enfranchised population. But democracy pertains to an enfranchised population that is limited to humans, whereas zoocracy extends the franchise to all species.
Could the soybean be the best possible food for us? It may very well be. A pound of boiled soybeans delivers 82.67g of protein, 463 mg of calcium and over 23 mg of iron, along with many other essential vitamins and minerals. It may also be the most efficient source of protein that can be produced for us to consume anywhere in the world.
The Humane Party’s Staff Coordinator, Brandy Walt, continues in their role for a second term, January 1-March 31, 2018. This announcement also lists some of the notable changes that were made during their first term, October 1-December 31, 2017.