Publishing and Media

Emma Hakansson

Emma Hakansson is a dedicated advocate working to upheave oppression facing our fellow animals, children, women. and working people. As the author of How Veganism Can Save Us, Hakansson has lectured internationally on ethics and sustainability, and her work and words have been featured in The Guardian, Forbes, Earth Island Journal, Sentient Media, and many other publications.

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Nadeem Haque

Nadeem Haque is a philosopher of science, author and practicing civil engineering in Canada. Nadeem has written numerous books and articles/papers at the intersection between Islam and Science/Philosophy, tackling major areas such as evolution, consciousness, extraterrestrial life/Quran, the environment/animals, science/religion unification, pre-ancient history, history of science, physics (its unification), philosophical science fiction and futurism and poetry. He was the co-founder of the King’s College Islamic Society in 1985 and is currently the Director of the Institute of Higher Reasoning (IHR). Nadeem is the grandson of Al-Hafiz B.A. Masri, whose pioneering research he continued after Masri’s demise.

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Laurence Hillman

Born and raised in Zürich, Switzerland, Laurence Hillman began to study astrology at the age of sixteen and this has remained his passion for over thirty-six years. He is a full-time professional astrologer and specializes in helping his clients understand their deeper purpose and their life’s calling— especially in these challenging times. A force in the ongoing movement to merge astrology with depth psychology, his approach is practical and full of metaphor and Jungian insight

He has lectured internationally and conducted workshops at London’s Globe Theatre where he blended Shakespeare and Astrology. At the Cycles & Symbols Conference in California, he lectured on Venus in America (co-presented with his father James Hillman). He has also taught at Jean Houston’s Mystery School, at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Findhorn and he has been a repeated guest lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis. He has taught small study groups and private students across the US.

Laurence is the author of Planets in Play: How to Reimagine Your Life Through the Language of Astrology and the co-author of Alignments: How to Live in Harmony with the Universe. Laurence holds an MBA, an MCM as well as a degree in Architecture. He has traveled extensively in more than forty countries, and is fluent in five languages. He lives in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife and two daughters. His website is lhillman.com.

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J. R. Hyland

J. R. Hyland was an ordained evangelical minister who worked in prison ministry and migrant farmworkers as well as actively supporting issues of female equality and animal rights. For several years, Rev. Hyland edited Humane Religion, a bimonthly journal, and contributed numerous articles to religious periodicals. J. R. Hyland died in 2007.

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Ruth Heidrich

Ruth Heidrich received her Ph.D. in Health Management in 1993 and is the author of The Race For Life Cookbook, Senior Fitness, and Lifelong Running. Diagnosed with an aggressive type of breast cancer in her mid-forties despite thinking she was extremely healthy having run marathons, she researched possible causes of breast cancer when exercise was not enough. She came upon Dr. John McDougall’s research, which strongly indicated that the culprit was the Standard American Diet. A passionate example of how Ruth Heidrich turned tragedy into triumph using a medically sound diet and exercise program which has served her well for over forty years. Her website is ruthheidrich.com.

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Bill Hatcher

Bill Hatcher has instructed geography and anthropology courses since 1994, including: Peace Corps Tanzania, Alaska Pacific University, Matanuska-Susitna College, Blackburn University, National Outdoor Leadership School, Colorado Mountain College, Trinidad State College, and Pikes Peak State College. As an author, he has written for Colorado Central magazine, appeared on local radio shows, and has previously written two books published by Lantern: The Marble Room investigates religion and racism, and Principles of Flight examines the intersections of sexism, animal cruelty, and religious jingoism. (Principles was judged a finalist in the 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards in Social and Political Change.) Bill now teaches in southern Colorado, where he lives with his wife, Kim.

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James D. Harris

Dr. James D. Harris completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology while working full time for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He recently retired after 28 years of law enforcement experience. His assignments included the Hall of Justice Jail, Firestone Sheriff’s Station, Lynwood Sheriff’s Station, and periodic assignments to Lakewood Sheriff’s Station. He transferred to the Advanced Officer Training Bureau, where he wrote six movie scripts that explored officer-involved shooting incidents and provided training in the deployment of less-than-lethal weapons. He also provided training in “shoot-don’t-shoot” decision-making and combat shooting techniques. He has lectured to more than 35,000 law enforcement officer and fire department personnel on surviving the aftermath of critical incidents.
As a therapist, he responded with members of The Counseling Team to New York following the events of 9/11. He also responded to the Red Lakes Indian reservation near Bemidji Minnesota. He provided counseling to law enforcement personnel and the general population following a school shooting wherein a 14-year-old killed 3 adults and 6 children before committing suicide. He has provided counseling to hundreds of law enforcement officers in the aftermath of great human tragedies.

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A. Breeze Harper

A. Breeze Harper has a PhD in Critical Food Geographies, is the founder of the Sistah Vegan Project. She started The Sistah Vegan Project as an online forum that focuses on how plant-based consumptive lifestyle is affected by factors of race, racism, sexism, heterosexism, classism, and other social injustices within the lives of black women. From this forum, she developed Sistah Vegan: Black Women Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society, which in 2020 celebrated its tenth anniversary with a new foreword by Breeze Harper. Breeze lives in the Bay Area of California. Her website is www.abreezeharper.com.
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