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April 12, 2019 - Current Affairs

Animals and 2020

Animals and 2020
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If animals could vote, Cory Booker would be president.

Booker is the only open vegan in the 2020 race.

The killing and eating of animals, especially on a gigantic industrial scale, presents deep moral problems, one few people want to confront. As Glenn Greenwald said in a recent interview with Current Affairs, “You can tell yourself that there are moral distinctions between the animals that you value and the animals that you don’t. But none of them are sustainable upon any kind of minimal scrutiny.” The mass torture and killing of dogs would be a national scandal, but the same acts inflicted on pigs are an accepted part of the food system.

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