Loos and animal rights activist Hsiung face off on Facebook Live

Direct Action Everywhere founder Wayne Hsiung is often in the headlines for his group’s radical protests, including an April 2018 arrest at a Boulder, Colo., Whole Foods store and an array of other arrests resulting in charges. Hsiung also made headlines when he and an estimated 400 protesters illegally entered a Petaluma, Calif., poultry farm…

Plastic Waste Fuels the Fire in Faux vs. Real Fur Debate

Plastic Waste Fuels the Fire in Faux vs. Real Fur Debate Originally posted at https://wwd.com/business-news/government-trade/plastic-waste-fuels-fire-faux-real-fur-debate-1202937005/ By Samantha Conti December 18, 2018 LONDON — To use fur, or not? That is the question vexing fashion brands and retailers large and small as a new generation of animal-rights activists rises up and does battle with the growing anti-plastic lobby…

Fur Bans: Society Has Much More to Lose than Fashion

Far removed from urban activists, Jane Dragon makes hand and foot warmers outside her family home in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories. The recent surge in anti-fur campaigning makes me feel angry, but also very sad. Angry, because most anti-fur rhetoric is so completely misinformed and malicious. Sad, because the public debate about fur is based…