Category Archives: Environment

A Vegan for Bernie: Reflections from a decade-long supporter


2016 is the year when either big change can happen or a huge opportunity will pass again. For the past few months, people have been discovering who Bernie Sanders is and he has generated a huge movement for change which … Continue reading

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Interview with Will Tuttle, author of the international best-seller “The World Peace Diet”


                    Note: This interview was translated in French and can be found here. VP: You are very well known internationally in the vegetarian and vegan communities and you received numerous awards. … Continue reading

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Do we need Klaatu to wake up humans?


Dialog from the movie “The Day the Earth Stood Still” (the original): Secretary Haley: “Now that you understand the situation more clearly, perhaps you’d like to discuss it with the President.” Klaatu: “I will not speak with any one nation … Continue reading

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#JeSuisCharlie: Why it should matter to justice activists


“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”  ~ Voltaire “I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my … Continue reading

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INTELLIGENCE OF THE HEART


It always strikes me as odd that, otherwise educated people, can be so ignorant (or indifferent) about the plight of animals or human beings in misery. It is as if being educated makes you intolerant and ignorant instead of intelligent. … Continue reading

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Farewell To Steak: Film Review


The fascinating 2013 documentary called “L’adieu à la viande” (Farewell to Meat) about the consumption of meat in Europe (from Franco/German channel Arte) not only approaches the issue of eating flesh from an environmental aspect but also from the idea … Continue reading

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The View from Within: Becoming a Witness


It is not an easy thing to look the truth in the eye even when already informed. That is what my last weekend of activism was about. I looked into the eyes of individual cows at a feedlot and saw … Continue reading

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