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The trouble is, you think you have time.
The trouble is, you think you have time.
Given what the animals are up against, we could never do enough to help them. There aren’t enough hours in the day or days in a lifetime. Knowing how hard it is to actually make a perceivable difference, it’s no wonder we distract ourselves with silly tangential arguments on Facebook and berating one another over semantics when, if we had some modicum of unity, we could create much more collective change for the animals.
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uestions for Sticky Fingers owner Doron Petersan
10 Questions: Vegan Foodie Edition with Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery
A longtime animal advocate and lifelong food enthusiast, Doron Petersan has successfully combined these twin passions in her ahead-of-its-time bakery and café, Sticky Fingers Bakery, in Washington, D.C., which opened in 1999. At a time when people were still trying to figure out exactly how to pronounce the word, Doron and her team were slinging decadent vegan treats with a disarming nostalgic aesthetic that blew people’s minds and had them lining up for more.
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Patriarchy and Eating Animals
Patriarchy and Eating Animals: Why Violence has No Place in the Vegan Movement
You don’t have to spend a lot of time on social media to see how pervasive the culture of glorifying violence against those who eat and harm animals is in the vegan community. It’s not something I see people acknowledging much, but there it is, every day, in comment threads regarding everything from intentional cruelty to the often-mindless act of eating animals.
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10 Questions for the director of Free From Harm, Robert Grillo
10 Questions for the director of Free From Harm Robert Grillo
What did we do before Free from Harm?

Founded by my friend Robert Grillo in 2009, Free from Harm is a non-profit based in Chicago but with a global outlook dedicated to promoting animal rescue, education, and advocacy through a variety of means. In person, Robert is down to earth, funny, smart and fairly soft-spoken but self-assured, a perfect ambassador to the public for veganism.  Read on




13 Reasons Why I Am No Longer a Vegetarian
13 Reasons Why I Am No Longer a Vegetarian
As a former vegetarian, I feel that I am uniquely qualified to speak to the elephant in the room (actually a whole herd of ‘em) about vegetarianism, having been one for so long. I hope my words here help anyone else who is conflicted about being a vegetarian. Maybe some of you have also struggled with vegetarianism? Here are some reasons why today I am a proud former vegetarian.  Read on




10 Questions for Chloé Jo Davis
10 Questions for the Commander-In-Chief of the Girlie Girl Army, Chloé Jo Davis
I’ve been vegan long enough to know that vegan and style are not two words that have always gone together so harmoniously. Thankfully, we are living in a time when false dichotomies are burning to the ground as designers, artists, entrepreneurs and the fashion-forward are proving to the world that ethics and style don’t need to be mutually exclusive. Leading the charge for the past 16 years has been Chloé Jo Davis, founder of GirlieGirl Army.   Read on



Vegan Snark Attack!

Vegan Snark Attack!
Sometimes you’re just in a mood, you know what I mean?

Usually, I try to be calm and positive and ever-so patient but there are times when the snark just must be unleashed so I get back to being calm and positive and ever-so patient. This is one of those times.  Read on




10 Questions for cooking instructor and cookbook author Jennifer Cornbleet



Knock a leg from the meat industry's tripod



10 Questions: Vegan Foodie Edition for PhD and Cookbook Author Ricki Heller



Against Non-Human Animals: How Language Shapes Our Worlview



10 Questions for the Vegan RD, Ginny Messina


20 Years Vegan: How to Age Without Regret



10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau



How to go vegan without really trying



10 Questions for Bite Size Vegan founder Emily Moran Barwick



Introducing Do Good & Be Seen in 2015



10 Questions for journalist and author Mark Hawthrone



The Disgruntled Alphabet 2014



10 Questions for vegan mom and TV star Mayim Bialik


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