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Meat for Special Snowflakes
Meat for Special Snowflakes
Do you know someone who simply must eat animals because he has a rare blood thing? Or she has something that’s hard to explain but is related to her hormones or her genes or her unique microbiome and her wellness coach insists that her PH will go absolutely bonkers unless she eats meat? Or maybe you know someone who tried to go vegan for almost a week and he almost died because of his ancestry? Or maybe you know people who claim to only eat animals that were raised in loving, empowering farming environments?  If so, you must know a Special Snowflake variety omnivore.
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10 Questions for Amy Rebecca

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar edition with Vegan Scene founder Amy Rebecca
The brains and brawn behind the Vegan Scene (“…Studio 54 with more quinoa”) operation, Amy Rebecca, is a longtime vegan, activist and social media maven, having already established herself and her creative, compassionate vision with FurFree LA and Vegans of Instagram.
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Drained From Within: The causes and consequences of burnout in our movement

Drained From Within: The causes and consequences of burnout in our movement
The research says that burnout among social justice activists has some consistent patterns on the emotional spectrum: it can register as depression, anxiety, exhaustion, a growing sense of cynicism and hopelessness, and combinations of these things. The research also tells us that 50% to 60% of social justice activists eventually drop out of their cause.
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chef and peace activist Mark Stroud

10 Questions: Vegan Foodie edition with chef and peace activist Mark Stroud
Culinary Olympic award-winner and vegan of more than 40 years, chef Mark Stroud is a beacon of peace ushering in a new, more compassionate world and has been for many years.
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Gone Fax-Fishing!
Gone Faux-Fishing!
We're taking a break from a regular essay this week as we hit the road to purvey our wares and connect with a bunch if our co-conspiritors at the Animal Rights Conference in Washington DC.
If you're there, please drop by our table and say "hi".



10 Questions for The Vegan Peach, Ashley Leslie
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar edition with YouTuber and blogger at TheVeganPeach.com Ashley Leslie
Ashley Leslie, a.k.a., The Vegan Peach, is a straight-talking, down-to-earth and unapologetic vegan activist who also happens to love herself some cruelty-free products, with an emphasis on body care products. Before I turn anywhere, I check out Vegan Peach and her videos to get a run-down on the companies I can trust with my money as well as other cruelty-free products.
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How to offend other vegans without really trying

How to offend other vegans without really trying
Today, having a front row seat to observing the superfluity of ways that people can get offended and pissed off about the most trivial of matters, I can see that I am doing pretty well with letting go of my need to please and I’m doing better all the time.
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10 Questions: Vegan Foodie edition with blogger and author of The Abundance Diet Somer McCowan

The difference between niceness and kindness (and why being nice still matters).

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Local Hero Bonnie Goodman

On Honoring Where We Have Come From and Being Excited about Where We Are Going

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Farm Sanctuary's Gene Baur

Why Sanctuaries Matter

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar with Kristin Lajeunesse

Ten Signs that You’re Grasping at Straws When Arguing with a Vegan…

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with The Meaty Truth co-author Amy-Lee Goodman

How to Honor All Mothers...

10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with Main Street Vegan Victoria Moran

The trouble is, you think you have time.

10 Questions: Vegan Foodie Edition with Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Bakery

Patriarchy and Eating Animals: Why Violence has No Place in the Vegan Movement

10 Questions for the director of Free From Harm Robert Grillo

13 Reasons Why I Am No Longer a Vegetarian

10 Questions for the Commander-In-Chief of the Girlie Girl Army, Chloé Jo Davis

Vegan Snark Attack!

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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