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The politics of eating meat

Author Henry Mance argues meat-eating could become as socially unacceptable as smoking.

As climate change continues to put pressure on global economies, a new book is asking how our relationship with animals and meat fits in to the debate on the environment.

In this episode of The New Statesman Podcast, Anoosh Chakelian, Ailbhe Rea and Stephen Bush talk to Financial Times feature writer and author Henry Mance about his new book: How to Love Animals: In a Human-Shaped World

They discuss what it was like to work in an abattoir, the evacuation of animals from Afghanistan and what it will take to get real political change when it comes to meat production and consumption.

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