When An Elephant Was Almost a Person

In a New York courtroom, defenders of Happy the Asian elephant’s animal rights were told if she is a person in the eyes of the law.

March 2022 Friday’s e-links: Thinking About Elephants

We begin our March e-links with recommending two related articles that focus on animal treatment and where economic distribution stops.

Why An Elephant Should Be a Person

Extending animal rights, the New York State court system can decide that Happy the elephant is a nonhuman person.

John Stuart Mill on Affordable Health Care

A child prodigy, 19th century economist John Stuart Mill said in his Autobiography that, “I have no remembrance of the time when I began Greek; I have been told that it was when I was three years old. My earliest…