Animal Cruelty: The Price of Cheap Meat

Warning – The following link is graphic (but still SFW). If you’re squeamish, you may not want to read it or watch the videos inside. Discretion is advised. Paul Solotaroff of Rolling Stone wrote a shocking piece on animal cruelty and big business:

What Kentucky Fried Chicken Can Teach Us About Saving Wildlife

I alluded to this in my post on The Tragedy of the Commons: Although well-intentioned, bans on hunting and trapping do little to protect animals on the endangered species list. When we examine the underlying economic and sociological principles behind common measures enacted to protect animal populations, the preceding statement rings true.