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Primate dispatches from around the globe
DAVID EISENBERG, JAMES P. FITZPATRICK, NATE HOMAN, AND KATIE LANNAN
| August 05, 2011
PETA on primates
We spoke with Justin Goodman, associate director of PETA's laboratory investigations, about the use of primates for experimentation in schools and labs around Boston, the US, and the world.
The animal-rights organization's case against the labs
| August 05, 2011
Photos: PETA Fashion Week protest [vaguely NSFW]
PETA members protest fur as fashion at Copley Square on September 30, 2010, as a response to Boston Fashion Week.
PETA Fashion Week protest in Copley Square | September 30, 2010
KELSEY MARIE BELL
| October 08, 2010
The Big Hurt: Sex Pistols perfume
I think I’d be a much happier person if I disabused myself of all my quaint expectations about artistic integrity.
Plus ELO death and Moz racism
| September 17, 2010
As a latecomer to the growing crop of food-industry exposés, Ana Sofia Joanes's even-handed documentary on the evils of factory farming doesn't live up to its title. Yet despite tilling familiar ground, its argument for sustainable alternatives intrigues
Really grows on you
| June 18, 2010
Cape Wind: It’s Complicated
Thousands of years ago, the terrain beneath what is now Nantucket Sound was dry, and populated by the ancestors of the Wampanoag people, who continue to revere it.
Obama gave the project a green light, but now the real fight begins.
VALERIE VANDE PANNE
| May 07, 2010
Dale Bozzio sentenced to jail
Two months after being convicted of animal cruelty, new-wave pop icon Dale Bozzio feels trapped in her own personal witch trial.
| May 29, 2009
Slideshow: Crazy cat house uncovered
Dale Bozzio's house was found with dead, starved, cats as well as cat bones gnawed on by other felines.
Photos taken at Dale Bozzio’s house and used as state evidence in her animal cruelty trial.
BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF
| April 24, 2009
Dale Bozzio's life is so strange
With her bold style, high-pitched voice, multicolored mop-top, and MacGyver-like ability to make mesmerizing bras out of things like electronic parts and bubble wrap, Missing Persons frontwoman Dale Bozzio planted herself firmly in the spotlight in the
Can an '80s pop icon find peace in New Hampshire in a house full of feral cats? Apparently not.
BY ASHLEY RIGAZIO
| April 24, 2009
Bringing up Baby
Few things in life are certain, but this is: a gentle, white miniature poodle named Baby is the most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world.
The most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world
| October 01, 2008
For the dogs
In June, seven greyhounds suffered broken legs within a six-day period at Massachusetts’s two racetracks.
Greyhounds to have their day
MEGAN V. BELL
| July 30, 2008
Here comes trouble
There’s nothing like a brouhaha to make art feel relevant. And the Boston art scene has just been blessed by two.
Street art pisses off neighbors, meat pisses off PETA
| July 15, 2008
PETA’s Dan Mathews says all animals are equal
With its boldest gambit yet — offering $1 million to the person who can create “commercially viable” fake meat — PETA continues to push boundaries in its fight for animal rights.
| April 23, 2008
Were they just bluffing?
The world is full of aggrieved groups: the Kurds, PETA, Boston firefighters. But you probably wouldn’t think to put poker players on the list.
Online-poker players ante up, then fold
| March 20, 2008
Cruella de Vil shows her softer, dog-loving side
It may come as a surprise that Glenn Close is a dog lover, given her history of playing characters who wouldn’t win any awards from PETA.
| November 14, 2007
Man bites dog
I like dogs better than bureaucrats.
Politics and other mistakes
| June 20, 2007
The taste of sanctimony
Both the Maine Animal Coalition’s recent Vegetarian Food Festival and Mike White’s new film Year of the Dog explore the idea that the confinement and killing of animals is the great moral shame of our time.
Animal-rights activists flavor their philosophy with purity in Year of the Dog and a vegetarian food fest
| May 09, 2007
Thanks for the interesting article, but I disagree with your stance on the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) contest.
Letters to the Boston editor
BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS
| May 02, 2007
Taking their lumps
Across the underwater plains of Alaska’s Bering Sea go movable cities of red king crab, silently marching sideways.
Red-king-crabbing, pitbull smacking, and more bull riding
| May 01, 2007
Does anyone else find it ironic that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is treating human beings like pieces of meat?
Love humans, don’t eat them
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| April 11, 2007
It’s not eBay, but it might be better for the Earth.
| December 27, 2006
In an effort to prove that KFC is mercilessly torturing their chickens, PETA representative Pulin Modi organized a rally against the multi-million dollar corporation last week.
| June 28, 2006
The Shaggy Dog
Dave Douglas (Tim Allen, who as the Santa Clause series attests is adept at these family shape-shifting comedies) is an LA deputy DA prosecuting an animal-rights activist for setting fire to a biotech company’s lab.
Tim Allen marks his cinematic territory
| March 08, 2006
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