Gail Eisnitz

Gail Eisnitz

“I couldn’t do this job if I didn’t have hope.” If you want to understand what it’s really like behind the closed doors of America’s factory farms and slaughterhouses, ask Gail Eisnitz. She can tell you about the sounds—overwhelmingly loud, a mix of...
Shih Chao-hwei

Shih Chao-hwei

“We must always check with ourselves to know if we are, in fact, being conquered by our fear.” In their capacity to suffer, Buddhist nun Shih Chao-hwei sees little difference between humans and animals. “Buddha could not bear to see sentient beings suffer,” she notes....