Michael Dello-Iacovo interviews advocates, social scientists, entrepreneurs and change-makers about the most effective strategies to expand humanity’s moral circle, with an emphasis on expanding the circle to farmed animals. Dive deep into advocacy strategies from political initiatives to corporate campaigns to technological innovation to consumer interventions, and discover advocacy lessons from history, sociology, and psychology.
Eric Schwitzgebel on user perception of the moral status of AI
February 16, 2024
Raphaël Millière on large language models
July 03, 2023
Matti Wilks on human-animal interaction and moral circle expansion
January 19, 2023
David Gunkel on robot rights
December 05, 2022
Kurt Gray on human-robot interaction and mind perception
October 31, 2022
Thomas Metzinger on a moratorium on artificial sentience development
August 10, 2022
Tobias Baumann of the Center for Reducing Suffering on global priorities research and effective strategies to reduce suffering
July 28, 2021
Tobias Baumann of the Center for Reducing Suffering on moral circle expansion, cause prioritization, and reducing risks of astronomical suffering in the long-term future
June 23, 2021
Jo Anderson of Faunalytics and Saulius Šimčikas of Rethink Priorities on research for effective animal advocacy
February 24, 2021
Ajay Dahiya of The Pollination Project on funding grassroots animal advocacy and inner transformation
January 21, 2021
Oscar Horta of the University of Santiago de Compostela on how we can best help wild animals
December 18, 2020
Oscar Horta of the University of Santiago de Compostela on why we should help wild animals
October 29, 2020
Leah Garcés of Mercy For Animals on factory farm investigations, long-term strategy, and animal advocacy during COVID-19
August 31, 2020
Frank Baumgartner of UNC-Chapel Hill on policy dynamics, lobbying, and issue framing
July 22, 2020
Elliot Swartz of the Good Food Institute on the bottlenecks to the scale-up of cultured meat and plant-based meat
June 17, 2020
Laila Kassam of Animal Think Tank on popular protest movements, mass arrests, and publicity stunts
May 12, 2020
Jayasimha Nuggehalli on capacity building and animal welfare in Asia
April 7, 2020
Lisa Feria of Stray Dog Capital on impact investing and animal-free food tech entrepreneurship
March 9, 2020
Christie Lagally of Rebellyous Foods on scaling up high-quality plant-based foods
February 7, 2020
Kristof Dhont of University of Kent on intergroup contact research and research careers
January 7, 2020
Ria Rehberg of Veganuary on driving institutional change through online campaigns
December 3, 2019
Pei Su of ACTAsia on humane education in China
December 3, 2019
Kevin Schneider of the Nonhuman Rights Project on using litigation to expand the moral circle
December 3, 2019

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