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Diversity in Animal Activism
Preparing for impact opportunities for the next 10 years
Adam Cardilini
Deakin University, Me...
A world where the majority of people do not
accept the oppression of others or the
environment, and people actively work t...
1. Impact Opportunities
2. Approaches
3. Gaps
4. Examples
5. Possibilities
6. Vegan Futures Studies
a.cardilini@gmail.com
...
Opportunities
a.cardilini@gmail.com
0 50 100 150 200 250 300
Scenario 1
Scenario 2
Scenario 3
Years in Operation
Futures
Billion/Trillions of Lives?
a.cardili...
Are we ready to take advantage of these
impact opportunities?
a.cardilini@gmail.com
Approaches Lobbying
Technological Innovation
Investigation
Expose
Blockades
Academia
Legal Reform
Outreach
Food Activism
A...
Gaps
Educational Outreach
• Doesn’t address social,
cultural and/or economic
structures that encourage
animal use.
• Doesn...
Examples
Current Strategy
• Exposé
• Media
• Social media
• Protests
• Conversations
• Lobbying
Similar methods with very
...
Examples
• Entertainment
• Low participation
• ‘Loved’ animal
• Small economic impact
• Weak lobby
• Lower class
Little co...
What to do?
• Continue the outreach
• Lay ground work for individual and community transition
• Remove barriers for transi...
Possibilities Targeted Outreach
Behaviour
Attitudes
Tortures animals
Sweeps ants
from footpath
Vegetarian Vegan
Trophy Hun...
Possibilities
Community Integrated
Self-efficacy Support
Research and Facilitation
for Dependent
Community Transition
Othe...
Vegan Futures – A possible framework
• Horizon Scanning - forecast future impact opportunities.
• Describe alternative pos...
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Diversity in Animal Activism by Adam Cardilini

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This talk is featured along with additional discussion on episode 156 of Progressive Podcast Australia: http://progressivepodcastaustralia.com/2017/01/04/156/

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Diversity in Animal Activism by Adam Cardilini

  1. 1. Diversity in Animal Activism Preparing for impact opportunities for the next 10 years Adam Cardilini Deakin University, Melbourne Faculty of Science, Engineering & Built Environment a.cardilini@gmail.com adamcardilini.wordpress.com
  2. 2. A world where the majority of people do not accept the oppression of others or the environment, and people actively work to end oppression where it occurs. a.cardilini@gmail.com
  3. 3. 1. Impact Opportunities 2. Approaches 3. Gaps 4. Examples 5. Possibilities 6. Vegan Futures Studies a.cardilini@gmail.com Overview
  4. 4. Opportunities a.cardilini@gmail.com
  5. 5. 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 Scenario 1 Scenario 2 Scenario 3 Years in Operation Futures Billion/Trillions of Lives? a.cardilini@gmail.com
  6. 6. Are we ready to take advantage of these impact opportunities? a.cardilini@gmail.com
  7. 7. Approaches Lobbying Technological Innovation Investigation Expose Blockades Academia Legal Reform Outreach Food Activism Advertisement Protests ResearchPolitical Reform Rescues Pamphletting Conversations Social Media Media Demonstrations Generic Educational Outreach Petitions a.cardilini@gmail.com Legislation
  8. 8. Gaps Educational Outreach • Doesn’t address social, cultural and/or economic structures that encourage animal use. • Doesn’t deal with low self- efficacy. Generic • May only influence a subset of society that’s susceptible. 10% Who are we speaking too? a.cardilini@gmail.com • Soaks up all the activism resources.
  9. 9. Examples Current Strategy • Exposé • Media • Social media • Protests • Conversations • Lobbying Similar methods with very different outcomes. a.cardilini@gmail.com
  10. 10. Examples • Entertainment • Low participation • ‘Loved’ animal • Small economic impact • Weak lobby • Lower class Little conflict between behaviour and action to shut down. • Consumption • High participation • ‘Unloved’ animal • Large economic impact • Strong lobby • All classes Strong conflict between behaviour and action to shut down. a.cardilini@gmail.com
  11. 11. What to do? • Continue the outreach • Lay ground work for individual and community transition • Remove barriers for transition a.cardilini@gmail.com
  12. 12. Possibilities Targeted Outreach Behaviour Attitudes Tortures animals Sweeps ants from footpath Vegetarian Vegan Trophy Hunter Eating animals is ok Torturing animals is ok Using animals is wrong We should have no impact on animals at all Ethical Vegan a.cardilini@gmail.com
  13. 13. Possibilities Community Integrated Self-efficacy Support Research and Facilitation for Dependent Community Transition Others • Activist education and development • Grass roots community engagement • Policy development • Less traditional research communities
  14. 14. Vegan Futures – A possible framework • Horizon Scanning - forecast future impact opportunities. • Describe alternative possible futures. • Shape strategic direction to get there. ?

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