Tuesday Feb 28, 2023

#16 - Advocating for animal friendly policies: Emma Hurst MP, Animal Justice Party

We are thrilled to have interviewed Emma Hurst MP of the Animal Justice Party who is an animal advocate with a background in psychology. Emma shared with us some of the most successful animal welfare policies that she has seen implemented, as well as strategies for policy selection and why momentum is so important when campaigning for change. She also spoke about the importance of learning from other countries, exporting successful policies overseas, and the progress that is being made on animal welfare globally. Finally, Emma discussed the role of philanthropy in animal welfare, the importance of individual advocacy, and how to gain broader political support for animal protection issues.


00:00 Introduction

04:22 Successful animal welfare policies

06:13 Policy selection strategies

07:30 Why momentum is important

08:30 Learning from overseas

09:38 Exporting success overseas

10:54 Worldwide progress in animal welfare

13:06 Cellular agriculture policy

14:48 Proudest achievements of AJP

16:43 Psychology and messaging

17:52 Role of philanthropy in animal welfare

18:57 Individual advocacy

20:20 Enforcement of cruelty laws

22:37 Gaining broader political support

24:10 Coordination of campaigns

26:34 Anger fatigue

27:56 Being hopeful

29:37 Getting involved


Production: Grace Adams

Editor: Marco Shimabukuro

Interviewer: Luke Freeman

Guest: Emma Hurst

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