Racism and Horse Slaughter

Racism and Horse Slaughter

I was planning to write a post called What You Don’t Know about Quebec Will Kill Your Horse but I’ve noticed that as soon as someone (usually a fellow Canadian, and sometimes, some Americans) discovers that I’m a Quebecker, they turn away as if I had cooties; we’ll get to the reasons for that a little later. Right now, I’ve decided to discuss how insidious human proclivities (you know, bad and/or malignant habits) creep in to animal advocacy arguments and yes, even those against horse slaughter…one of them being racism.  

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Facing Up to Facebook

Okay…fine.  I joined.  There’ll even be a little “thumbs-up” icon on this blog shortly.  It’s a new year and time to try new things.  I don’t know how it works, but just like this blog which I launched just about a year ago, I’ll get the hang of it.  Once again, thanks to my brilliant colleague, Tyler, who explains everything to me as if I were four years old–successfully–I am moving into a Brave New World.

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