Wayne Pacelle and The Humane Economy

March 31, 2017By Nick CoughlinCompassionate Men

Nick Coughlin

Nick Coughlin is the founder and publisher of Compassionate Man. He lives in South Minneapolis with his two dogs, Onyx and Boli. You can reach him by emailing nick@compassionateman.com

At a Hollywood hotel in 1964, a twenty one year old man named Bobby Fischer played 50 opponents simultaneously in chess. Of those 50 games, he won 47, lost 1, and drew 2. Half a century later, from his central command post as the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Humane Society of the United … Read More

Redefining Masculinity, One Sanctuary at a Time

December 14, 2016By Nick CoughlinCompassionate Men

Nick Coughlin

Nick Coughlin is the founder and publisher of Compassionate Man. He lives in South Minneapolis with his two dogs, Onyx and Boli. You can reach him by emailing nick@compassionateman.com

If there’s one man who has inspired a new generation of compassionate people to dedicate their lives to the overwhelming task of protecting farm animals, the most commodified and brutalized beings on the planet, it’s Gene Baur. Since cofounding Farm Sanctuary in Wilmington, Delaware nearly thirty years ago, hundreds of similar sanctuaries have cropped up … Read More

Bob Barker: The Compassionate Evolution of an Icon

November 29, 2016By Nick CoughlinCompassionate Men

Nick Coughlin

Nick Coughlin is the founder and publisher of Compassionate Man. He lives in South Minneapolis with his two dogs, Onyx and Boli. You can reach him by emailing nick@compassionateman.com

It was a deep, gliding voice on the other end of the line. “Hi Nick. It’s Bob Barker.” I was sitting in my Jeep in a picturesque little parking lot overlooking the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, and one of the greatest entertainers the world has ever known had just called my phone. For a once … Read More