Jim Mason begins this three-session interview discussing his experiences growing up on a farm in Missouri during the 1950s. He analyzes at length the rural outlooks on animals, including in agriculture and hunting. He describes his initial interests in biology, entry into college as a pre-med student, and eventual decision … READ MORE
The November/December 2019 issue of The Animals Voice Magazine featured the cover story, “Three Wise Men,” profiling three animals activists making tremendous contributions toward the improvement of animals’ lives. The interviews were conducted by Animals Voice Associate Editor Susan Barzallo. This is the first of the three.
I think a lot of people see veganism as extreme, as some sort of cult practice. Although, I think this has more to do with the meat-eater mentality than it does with any behavior on the part of vegans. You know, the eye of the beholder. In my view, the … READ MORE
An Interview With Jim Mason By Claudette Vaughan
First published in ‘Vegan Voice’
Jim Mason is a high-profile person in the animal rights movement who makes a definite connection between non-human animal cruelty and the wider picture of power, privilege, patriarchy, and persecution. He says his vegan meals are, in part, rituals … READ MORE
An Interview with Jim Mason
from No Compromise Issue 21
Jim Mason is a pioneering author within the animal liberation movement. In 1980, he co-authored Animal Factories with Peter Singer, which served as an eye-opening expose of the conditions on factory farms in the United States. Mason’s next groundbreaking book, An … READ MORE
An Interview With Jim Mason Thanks for doing this! Here are the interview questions:
In An Unnatural Order you talk about dominionism. What exactly is dominionism?
It is the worldview of the human supremacist: The view or belief held by one species, Homo sapiens sapiens, that it has a divine right—a God-given … READ MORE