Tag Archives: animal rights

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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The welfarist vs. abolitionist debate is a waste of time


“One of the statements that depresses me most is when vegans who were long-time vegetarians say, “I just didn’t know.” As animal liberationists, it is our duty to make sure people know. It is our duty to speak the truth, … 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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Why giving up is not an option


I received a post from a fellow activist recently that this was going to be her last action with us and this really bothered me in the sense that she obviously expressed burn out but also despair in her comments. … 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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