Mascara, pills, even pacemakers. The goods that make us look and feel better often come at a cost to animals. Global efforts to ban animal testing in cosmetics are gaining steam, but the push to ban animals in medical research is a harder fight. On Tuesday, The Stream asks when it's justified, if activists are doing more harm than good and whether humans, not animals, should be the guinea pigs. Join us at 1930 GMT.

On today's episode, we speak to:

Amanda Schemkes @Bunny_Alliance
Co-founder, The Bunny Alliance
thebunnyalliance.com

Anitha Pasupathy 
Associate professor, University of Washington

Kirk Leech @Kirk_EARA
Executive Director, European Animal Research Association (EARA)
eara.eu

Troy Seidle @HSIGlobal
Director of Research and Toxicology, Humane Society International
hsi.org

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