Franklin Roosevelt: Mussolini an ‘Admirable Italian Gentleman’

“I don’t mind telling you in confidence that I am keeping in fairly close touch with that admirable Italian gentleman.” -Franklin Roosevelt discussing the “gentleman” dictator Benito Mussolini in 1933 Quote Source: Hunting Down Social Darwinism by Stuart Hayashi Base Photo: Franklin Roosevelt in car. Photo belongs to FDR Presidential Library and Museum.  Read more →

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Franklin Roosevelt: ‘Deeply Impressed’ by Dictator Mussolini

“There seems no question that [Mussolini] is really interested in what we are doing and I am much interested and deeply impressed by what he has accomplished and by his evidenced honest purpose of restoring Italy and seeking to prevent general European trouble.” -Franklin Roosevelt, 1933 Quote Source: Hunting Down Social Darwinism by Stuart Hayashi Base Photo: Franklin Roosevelt Memorial,… Read more →

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Eliot Katz: ‘Demand an End’ to ‘Abusive Concept of Pet Ownership’

“It is time we demand an end to the misguided and abusive concept of animal ownership. The first step on this long, but just road would be ending the concept of pet ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Puppy dog chewing. Photo by Karen Blaha.  Read more →

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Eliot Katz: End ‘Concept of Animal Ownership’

“Our goal: to convince people to rescue and adopt instead of buying or selling animals, to disavow the language and concept of animal ownership.” -Eliot Katz, President of In Defense of Animals Quote Source: http://www.naiaonline.org/naia-library/articles/quotes-from-the-leaders-of-the-animal-rights-movement/#sthash.aA6zwuBI.vhCMTm7g.dpuf Base Photo: Smiling Dog. Photo by Jelene Morris.  Read more →

Bill McKibben Quotes

Bill McKibben: Fossil Fuels’ Business Model Is ‘Wrecking the Planet’

“But these numbers make clear that with the fossil-fuel industry, wrecking the planet is their business model. It’s what they do.”-Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone. Quote Source: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/19/climate-craziness-and-quote-of-the-week-bill-mckibben-suggests-we-can-change-physics/ Base Photo: Bill McKibben 2. Photo by University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment.  Read more →

Bill McKibben: Fossil-Fuel Industry Will Change ‘Physics and Chemistry of Our Planet.’ What?!

“[The fossil-fuel] industry, and this industry alone, holds the power to change the physics and chemistry of our planet, and they’re planning to use it.”-Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone. Base Photo: Bill McKibben speaking for Tar Sands Action. Photo by Bora Chung.  Quote Source: https://wattsupwiththat.com/2012/07/19/climate-craziness-and-quote-of-the-week-bill-mckibben-suggests-we-can-change-physics/ Read more →

Bill McKibben at the Thomas Merton Center.

Bill McKibben: Fossil-Fuel Industry ‘Public Enemy Number One’

“Given this hard math, we need to view the fossil-fuel industry in a new light. It has become a rogue industry, reckless like no other force on Earth. It is Public Enemy Number One to the survival of our planetary civilization.” Bill McKibben, 350.org, in Rolling Stone. Base Photo: Bill McKibben at the Thomas Merton Center. Photo by Mark Dixon.… Read more →