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A vegan asked for "some good articles about the effects of the meat & dairy industries as a whole on the environment." So I offered this list and thought you might like it, too.
I hear a lot of people saying that veganism is a boycott. They say the reason to be vegan is to lower the demand for animal products. Is that true? Is that why you're vegan?
If you're a vegan, vegetarian, or animal advocate of any kind, you've probably heard someone say to you, "You care more about animals than people." Whatever your position, there are a few good ways to handle the common criticism.
Vegans have a persistent reputation for being humorless. Many of us are not. Can we turn it around?
"Whole" gives us a lot of information to chew on, and does it in a way intelligent laypersons can understand.
In volume two of Jeff Novick's "fast food" series we learn how to make healthy, inexpensive, fast burgers and "fries".
Jeff Novick, often an entertaining speaker on nutrition, offers three DVDs on "fast food" that is vegan, healthy, and quick, easy, and inexpensive to make.
Book One of "The Patua' Heresy" is a fantasy about an island of crows and a special group of humans who speak crow.
A Mercy For Animals undercover investigation reveals a system of malicious animal torture at Hudson Valley Foie Gras in New York—an Amazon foie gras supplier. Learn more about the investigation and what you can do at http://www.amazoncruelty.com/
If a system is extremely oppressive, as is the system of animal agriculture currently is, is it possible to improve the system from within or should we abolish the entire system?
Vegans and nonvegans alike ask, "What about societies that subsist in environments relatively inhospitable to plant growth?" They think it's unfair or immoral to promote veganism as THE most ethical lifestyle for EVERYONE. Here are my thoughts...
Tasty Bite has added some new products to their line. The new products are microwavable pouches of various styles. They heat up in just 90 seconds.
Rapper VEGAN BOSS will perform at Pasadena's Animal Advocacy Museum for the launch of the "Maze of Understanding" exhibit.
It's hard enough being vegan at home where everything is familiar. Being vegan on the road can be more challenging.
Maybe you are a vegan, wish you were one, or know someone who is. If so, then you most likely know one who is labeled by James McWilliams as a “gotcha vegan." Gotchas may also be known as the “vegan police,” those who scour the sphere for vegan slip-ups, trying to find aspiring vegans eating something that contains hidden meat or dairy products.
JJ The American StreetDog lightly touches upon the important issues of animal homelessness, compassionate animal care, spaying and neutering, and of course the adoption of rescued animals. While there's nothing about the book that is specific to veganism, it's a great place to begin a vegan discussion with young children.
An old way to cook resurfaces.
GobbleGreen offers an interesting blend of vegan frozen foods that can be delivered to your door.
The Soapbox asks "Do you have a favorite vegan snack or meal?" Camp answers, "I love Ethiopian food. And when I'm on the road, I blow way too much money on kale chips."
Should vegans try to prevent as much death as possible, even suffering that comes about naturally?