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Brent Johannes

Pilot Campaign Lead || Pax Fauna
After several years of involvement in various forms of activism, Brent decided to begin working on animal legislation. In 2021 he organized a successful ballot measure to ban the sale of fur products in Boulder, Colorado. After completing a master's degree in community planning in 2022, Brent hopes to continue organizing campaigns to transform compassionate public opinion into public policy for animals.

"Welfarism vs. Abolitionism" is Obsolete

Where the Animal Movement Will Be Reborn

The Animal Movement’s Biggest Blind Spot

Rethinking the Liberation Pledge

What Anti-Vegan Bias Can Teach Us About Allyship

The Movement Needs a Repair Kit

When Enemies Appear: Untangling Our Anger

Beginning a Practice in Nonviolent Communication

Facilitating Conflict: Making Requests in Nonviolent Communication

Needs Consciousness for Better Conflicts

What We Mean When We Talk About Empathy

Why the Animal Freedom Movement Needs Nonviolence

Embracing an Inside-Outside Strategy for Animal Freedom

Examining the Value of Open Rescue in Light of the Smithfield Victory

Dispelling Carnism at its Intergenerational Roots

Showing Our Work on Social Connectedness

What Moves In a Social Movement?

Dentists Don’t Spread Veganism

Vegan Tables: A Letter to the People I Love

An Evolution of the Liberation Pledge

Preliminary Research Findings at ALC 2021

Reclaiming our Animal Emotions: Nonviolent Communication for Advocates

Report: The Promise of Direct Democracy for Momentum-Driven Social Movements

The Two Competing Strategies Behind Every Protest

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