Jon Hochschartner

Jon Hochschartner is the author of a number of books about animal-rights history, including The Animals’ Freedom Fighter, Ingrid Newkirk, and Puppy Killer, Leave Town. He blogs at

Nibert Discusses Intersection of Species and Class

Animal Activists are All Reformists

Chomsky Envisions Vegetarian Future

Marx’s Son-in-Law Hated Animals

A Socialist and Pioneering Animal Advocate

The Vegetarian Communard

Two Years Ago I Was a Psych Patient

Should a Meat-Eater Advocate for a Vegan Society?

Does Socialist Critique of Terrorism Apply to Animal Activists?

The Tragicomic History of the OWS Animal Issues Working Group

Vegan Angela Davis Connects Human and Animal Liberation

Taking the Meat Out of the ISO

Was Communard Louise Michel a Vegetarian?

The American Legion’s Anti-Socialist Roots

My 19 Days in a Psychiatric Hospital

Video Games Normalize Animal Cruelty

Socialists and the ‘Pet’ Contradiction

The "Looney Left"

Inserting Democracy in the ISO

Socialists and the Animal Question

Class Struggle From the Couch

What’s Missing From Black History Month

Capitalism and the Environment