Category Archives: Human Rights

On human privilege and the difficulty of being the “voice of the voiceless”


Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw is one of the first researcher to have coined the term “Intersectionality” to describe how various discriminations are all connected with each other and not separate. Of course, she was mostly using the term to talk about … Continue reading

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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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Why Vegan Education Has Never Been More Important


So, once again, I am writing about a new traumatic event. I once before talked about the events with Charlie Hebdo from January 7 in a previous blog and that was tough enough. First I must say that I was … 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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A Message to my Vegan/Animal Rights Sisters (and brothers)


I have to ask you: when did we become just pleasure dolls for men and forgot that our history, or should I say our HERstory is rich in great, intelligent and peace loving women who have been put to the … 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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