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J Morris Hicks

From Bison Burgers to Saving the Planet

J Morris Hicks | March 22, 2012 | Celebrities, Green

Read More: global warming, water pollution, water shortage

  Trailing in the bottom of the 7th inning---with Ted Turner Entering Atlanta's mega-airport yesterday morning at 6:00 a.m., I noticed a large poster image of Ted Turner gesturing with one hand and saying, "We're this close to ending polio." Then, while...

J Morris Hicks

Vegan Prize Fighter---Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley

J Morris Hicks | February 29, 2012 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: strongest animals in the world eat only raw plants, vegan athletes

That's right, vegan prize fighter and it's not an oxymoron. On June 9, the undefeated (28-0) Desert Storm will fight the defending welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao, in Las Vegas. And for at least three months leading up to the fight, Timothy will eat...

J Morris Hicks

Where is Warren Buffett? In the 5% or the 95%?

J Morris Hicks | January 24, 2012 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Warren Buffett diet, Warren Buffett TIME article

  Everyone knows that Warren Buffett is in the highest levels of the 1%; in fact, he is our wealthiest American---and the third wealthiest in the world. But what about the 5% and the 95%? I am talking about the...

J Morris Hicks

Dispelling the "Protein Myth" and changing the world. The Clinton Foundation.

J Morris Hicks | November 3, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill clinton protein, clinton foundation ideas to make the world a better place, protein myth

  Responding to a request from the Clinton Foundation  for ideas to make the world a better place. YOU CAN HELP! An email from the Clinton Foundation has been popping up everywhere -- seeking ideas from everyone, asking, "What's your...

J Morris Hicks

Oz hits a HOME RUN with Julieanna Hever

J Morris Hicks | October 30, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Oz Julieanna Hever, Oz Prehistoric Diet, Plant-based Dietitian

  Just before Game 7 of the World Series, Dr. Oz hits a home run in the studio. And It's time to give credit where credit is due; and, today, my hat's off to Dr. Oz. His "prehistoric diet" segment, that...

J Morris Hicks

As Steve Jobs would say, "Lets get crazy enough to change the world."

J Morris Hicks | October 25, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Steve Jobs changing the world

Seven billion people -- not enough water, land or energy. "People who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world — are the ones who do." Steve Jobs After taking 200,000 years to reach one billion in...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton, the natural leader for the "great food revolution."

J Morris Hicks | October 21, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: Bill Clinton great food revolution

Third and Final In A Series on why Mr. Clinton is the most ideal leader for the inevitable food revolution of the twenty-first century. Global Recognition, Credibility, Knowledge, Partnering Skills, Resources and a burning desire to make a huge...

Meet The Shannons

NYC gets Vegucated!

Meet The Shannons | October 20, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities, Food, Lifestyle

Read More: activism, Bizzaro Cartoons, documentary, education, events, factory farming, Girlie Girl Army, movies, New York City, outreach, vegan

It's a scientific fact that for centuries, New York City has attracted a higher percentage of the most talented and creative people in the world than the original York (or as some might call it, Old York City). When we moved...

J Morris Hicks

"Discreet nudges" from a powerful leader...President Clinton

J Morris Hicks | October 18, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton vegan, leadership bill clinton

  With the personal knowledge, the skills, the global stage and the organization to change the world This is the second in a series of three articles about Bill Clinton; the third and final one will appear on Friday.   Since September...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton -- and the "great food revolution"

J Morris Hicks | October 15, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: Bill Clinton vegan, food revolution

This is the first in a series of three blogs outlining why President Bill Clinton should lead the "great food revolution of the twenty-first century." This blog first appeared on my website on 4-18-11 (when I was asking him...

J Morris Hicks

Sir Paul and Nancy serve organic vegetarian at their wedding.

J Morris Hicks | October 12, 2011 | Animals, Celebrities

Read More: Paul McCartney Nancy vegetarian

Including the wedding cake. Paul McCartney has long been a prominent voice against the cruel treatment of animals in our factory farms around the world. A famous quote of his: If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we'd all be vegetarians....

John Davis

The Beatles and IVU

John Davis | October 12, 2011 | Celebrities, International

A story of convergence between a pop group and the International Vegetarian Union . . . 1957 July 6 - the centre of Woolton village has changed little since the day when John Lennon, 16 going on 17, and Paul...

J Morris Hicks

Steve Jobs. Vegan? Early death from pancreatic cancer?

J Morris Hicks | October 8, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: bill clinton steve jobs, steve jobs pancreatic cancer, vegan pancreatic cancer

 What's going on here? A look at the possible cause of pancreatic cancer and a plan for sharing that information with the entire world I heard long ago that Steve Jobs was a vegan, which means eating no foods of...

J Morris Hicks

Rainbows, Reality and Making a Difference

J Morris Hicks | October 6, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: health hope harmony, steve jobs passion

  Our book is up and running, and I am following the lead of the late Steve Jobs in passionately spreading her message Rainbows. Seven days ago, our book was officially launched at the Saltwater Farm Vineyard in Stonington, CT. Earlier...

J Morris Hicks

Bittman's "Junk Food" Article: Confusion or Clarity?

J Morris Hicks | October 3, 2011 | Celebrities, Food

Read More: confusion over clarity, junk food mark bittman

  Did you see the Mark Bittman article about junk food in the SundayReview section of the New York Times? (link below) His motives were good and his piece may convince a few people to prepare more of their food...

J Morris Hicks

Dr. Oz, apple juice, cantaloupe -- food scares continue...

J Morris Hicks | September 23, 2011 | Celebrities, Food

Read More: arsenic in food, contaminated food, e-coli in food, listeria in food

  Here we go again, another round of contaminated plant-based foods But, once again, the news media never mentions the underlying cause of most of these contaminations. The latest big news is all about arsenic in apple juice and listeria...

J Morris Hicks

Matt Lauer to Bill Clinton, "Does being a vegan suck?"

J Morris Hicks | September 20, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: clinton global initiative matt lauer, Matt Lauer Does that suck, vegan Bill Clinton

Maybe that crude question will lead to a new world-changing, top priority for the Clinton Global Initiative Yesterday, former President Bill Clinton was interviewed by Matt Lauer on the Today Show -- with most of the discussion devoted to talking about...

J Morris Hicks

OBESITY. Where's the "urgent fight" to end it? -- NY Times

J Morris Hicks | September 14, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: consequences of obesity, fight obesity

Jane Brody reports the staggering statistics -- but mentions no solution In a recent Times article (9-12-11, see link below) entitled "The Numbers Behind an Urgent Fight," Ms. Brody chronicles the latest numbers when it comes to the costs of treating...

J Morris Hicks

Bill Clinton -- social change, urgency and activism

J Morris Hicks | September 12, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: bill clinton diet, bill gates, harmful wasteful unsustainable western diet, leadership ted turner, warren buffet

  We simply don't have time for the normal snail pace of social change. During "The Last Heart Attack" documentary, President Clinton spoke briefly about the dismal state of affairs with regards to our school lunches across the country --...

J Morris Hicks

Gupta over Oz -- Proving that we want CLARITY over confusion

J Morris Hicks | September 8, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: gupta oz, reversal of heart disease

  Another lop-sided football score, something like 49-0 During the past week, CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta aired his heart attack documentary numerous times -- and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. I am particularly impressed with what Sanjay is still...