An Animal Activist at 15, Nathan Runkle Grows Up to Found Mercy For Animals.. Also, Kushner, Money, Guns and a Bizarre Race for U.S. Senate

At 15, Nathan Runkle became an animal activist …But what he built with that activism is Mercy For Animals, one of the leading animal rights organization that exposes and fights the brutal and inhumane conditions in factory farms and animal agriculture.  You can find out more information at

His story is chronicled in the book Mercy For Animals: One Man’s Quest to Inspire Compassion and Improve the Lives of Farm Animals.

Nathan Runkle joins Mark Thompson and sitting in are comedians Laura House @imlaurahouse and J. Elvis Weinstein @jelvisweinstein

The show starts with Mark and some thoughts on Jared Kushner and selling access from the White House inner circle. (00-:05)

Then Michael Shure joins and discusses the NRA and why this national gun conversation is potentially different from others (:05-:22)

Finally, Nathan joins for the rest of the show (:22-1:13)

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