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Chicken - it's the new veal

Jess Parsons | September 25, 2013 | Animals

Read More: Animal suffering, antibiotics, chickens, egg laying hens, growth hormone, media, natural, veal

Thanks to animal activists, most of us know about the extreme industrial cruelty involved in turning calves into veal, or force-feeding geese and ducks to give them fatty livers for foie gras. Also recently highlighted - the cruelty of......

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In a vegan tomorrow, would vegans be happy?

Jess Parsons | August 30, 2013 | Animals

Read More: activist, Animal suffering, burnout, carnivores, companion animals, cow's milk, fur, junk food, vegan

(Hmmm. Fireworks aren't vegan.) Imagine it! Tomorrow - no animal farms torturing animals for profit. No enslaved mother cows and orphaned baby calves. No more animals being skinned alive for their fur. No more male chicks being ground up......

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Ethics vs Health: Crossing the Great Vegan Divide

Jess Parsons | March 26, 2013 | Animals, Health

Read More: activist, Animal suffering, ethics, healthy cooking, healthy eating big picture, unity, vegan, vegan recipes

Photo from Farm Sanctuary I just got my hands on a copy of The Vegan Sourcebook. It certainly earns its nickname of “The Vegan Bible” – it has a wealth of valuable information, recommendations, and history, and more than......

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Leather? Vegan? Hypocrite? Realist?

J Morris Hicks | February 25, 2013 | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, exploitation of animals

From time to time, one of my readers asks me about our use of animal products---other than their food products like flesh, milk or eggs. I am primarily talking about their skins for our shoes, hand-bags, coats, car seats,......

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The REAL reason not to eat animals is...

Jess Parsons | November 14, 2012 | Lifestyle

Read More: agribusiness, Animal suffering, cost of plant based eating, environment, ethics, healthcare, healthy eating big picture, vegan

First, there was How the Health Argument Fails Veganism. Then, How the Ethical Argument Fails Veganism. In honour of World Vegan Day (and Month), we are going to sort it out once and for all. The real reason not......

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They're all Bill and Lou - Go Vegan!

Jess Parsons | November 13, 2012 | Animals

Read More: Animal suffering, cows, education, green, slaughter, vegan

Vegans, make the most of the media frenzy over Bill and Lou, the Green Mountain College mascots. Rarely have animals been so featured as individuals, esteemed and named, yet destined for slaughter under the public eye. Here's a picture worth......

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Animal suffering. An oft-forgotten consequence of our food choices.

J Morris Hicks | November 9, 2012 | Animals

Read More: Animal suffering, milk and egg animals suffer too

Out of sight---out of mind After close to 700 consecutive daily blogs, I have written about the needless suffering of animals 27 times. But lately, I have been writing mainly about sustainability issues and the need for corporate CEOs......

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Pork tales continue; when does the madness end?

J Morris Hicks | February 15, 2012 | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, factory farms, gestation crates

Apparently not anytime soon I don't know which is worse---the horrors inflicted on our environment, our health or the poor animals that suffer their entire lives so we can enjoy our Egg McMuffin. But today, I want to talk......

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Your Thanksgiving Turkey - now in living color

Jess Parsons | November 23, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal feed, animal suffering, education, factory farms, holiday, turkey, vegan

I grew up with turkeys on my dinner plate or as cartoon figures drawn around five little fingers.Like any animal, there's always so much more to learn!Like the Native Americans (Indians), turkeys are another victim of colonial naming confusion......

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Caged chickens in New Zealand need your help - act now!

Jess Parsons | July 23, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal suffering, cages, eggs, factory farms, hens, politics

Over three million hens in New Zealand live short and cruel lives crammed inside wire cages to produce almost 1 billion eggs. For over 20 years SAFE has campaigned to ban these battery cages. Open Rescue have bravely entered......

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Positively activist

Jess Parsons | May 9, 2011 | Lifestyle

Read More: action, activism, animal suffering, attitude, collective power, local, New Zealand, news, positive

                                     Protesting at the WTO  How do we remain positive and remain effective activists? The world has far more things that need fixing that we could ever address, and news sources revel in the awful.  Good news is hard......

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Suffering of Animals -- Remember Michael Vick?

J Morris Hicks | May 1, 2011 | Animals

Read More: animal cruelty, animal suffering, fat

An article by Mark Bittman in the New York Times on April 26 prompted me to write this piece. While a full chapter in our book is devoted to it, this is my first full blog on this miserable topic. After......

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Is it a Coincidence?

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | October 25, 2010 | Animals, Health

Read More: animal rights, animal suffering, going veg with the plant-based dietitian, julieanna hever, optimal health, veganism, whole food plant-based diet

Is it a coincidence??? That the human body suffers when the animals' do? Is it coincidence??? That our body responds to the torture and slaughter of innocent lives in kind by offering little more than torture and an untimely......