An online clothing store has joined high-street shops in pulling angora products from its virtual shelves
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Tuesday 16 March 2010
Consumers who want to rest assured that no animal suffered for a fur garment need only look for one label: faux. Despite the fur industry's desperate attempts to dupe consumers into believing otherwise, the only humane fur is fake fur. Most people aren't comfortable with wearing fur that has been ripped from an animal's back – hence the fur industry's new "Origin Assured" (OA) label: a shameless attempt to make consumers feel good about buying an inherently cruel product. The labelling in no way translates into acceptable treatment of animals who are killed for their fur.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Thursday 11 March 2010
Crufts dog show started today amid claims that pedigree breeders are "creating a Frankenstein's monster of a dog".
Thursday 04 March 2010
Friday 08 January 2010
His political halo may be slipping, but Barack Obama is still a brand that some in the commercial world just can't resist exploiting. How else to explain the huge advertising billboard that appeared above Times Square this week featuring the President as Male Model-in-Chief?
Friday 11 September 2009
After his triumphant return to the bullring less than a fortnight ago, the Salford matador Frank Evans was looking forward to a hectic spell in Britain promoting his autobiography chronicling four decades of facing death in the afternoon.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
PETA's undercover footage from inside religious slaughterhouses corroborates the evidence presented by the government's Farm Animal Welfare Council about the suffering inflicted on animals during ritual slaughter techniques.
Tuesday 05 May 2009
Friday 10 April 2009
At this time of the year, when part-time Christians all over the country will be making a rare visit to their local church in order to keep their membership up to date for another nine months, it has been salutary to be reminded of the role religion plays in everyday life – whether we like it or not.
Friday 09 January 2009
Monday 24 November 2008
Sunday 23 November 2008
Tuesday 14 October 2008
A teenage girl has legally changed her name to CutOutDissection.com to protest against animal dissection in schools.
Thursday 18 September 2008
Sunday 17 August 2008
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
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