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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Farmed minks live in battery cages, tightly confined
By Simon Barnes
What or who is acceptable as food?
Animals are more human than we’d like to admit
It’s an inefficient form of combat with a long history
The rugby star shows how sport can unite us
The ethics of eating octopus
The rise and fall of mink
What’s the point of boxing?
The might of Maro Itoje
Why whales sing: it’s a question of culture
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.