Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
Don’t eat Friends is an Animal Protection Organisation founded by vegan rock star Xie Zheng in 2007. The non-profit, based in Beijing, makes information available on various aspects of taking care of animal companions. In addition, volunteers help to rescue more than 30 homeless cats and dogs each month. Xie Zheng, the lead vocalist of the…Continue
"Joan of Arc on the battlefield for life"
During the 'Beef Noodle Festival' held in conjunction with Taipei Food and Travel Festival, a girl holds a large poster, with no fear standing in this catastrophic field for cows, pleading for the innocent animals ......
Some disdain her, some try to provoke her, some try to 'enlighten' her but she is determined and stands firm to wake up the world!
Photos sourced & translation by…
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The Namibian ombudsman, currently Adv. John Walters, is mandated by the constitution of Namibia under Articles 89-94. He has the power to take direct action in providing relief by bringing forth an interdict or other suitable remedy as a means to secure the termination of the offending action or the abandonment or the alteration of the offensive procedures as complained against.
As a hybrid institution, the office of the ombudsman incorporates the public protector,…Continue
Added by Pat Dickens on June 14, 2012 at 13:34 — No Comments
Matthew Calarco, PhD, Associate Prof of Philosophy, who lives in California with his dog, Nietzsche, became vegan at the age of 18, and has been concerned about both the environment and the oppression of both humans and other animals since then.
Matthew has written seven books, including Zoographies, in which he writes "While there is no widely agreed upon definition of what precisely constitutes animal studies, it…Continue
In a few days I’m going to pack a tent and sleeping bag into our inflatable kayak and paddle to an uninhabited mangrove island here in the…Continue
Added by Carolyn Bailey on February 20, 2012 at 13:00 — No Comments
Very interesting study about the effects of categorising animals as food. Below is a brief summary and some of my thoughts on the matter but there is a lot more in the paper, which can be found here http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0195666311001413
The study seeks to understand “the effect of categorization as food on the perceived moral standing of animals”. it has been suggested…
Life is good! I am currently residing in the beautiful mid-west, USA and I am no longer homeless. It’s wonderful that I can now cook my own meals again. After posting a photo of my vegan dumplings my good friend, Sandy, asked me for the recipe. I get many requests for recipes, so I am starting a new section whereby I may share my culinary delights.
Please keep in mind that I am vegan for the animals first, the planet second and…Continue
How does one get through everyday life when it includes a continuing awareness of the abject misery to which we subject endless animals, children and humans? How do you live within your own skin when others of your species are so abjectly cruel? Over the holidays, when I was placed at a table next to a “ham,” I could not help but consider the pig that was the living being,…Continue
Added by Carolyn Bailey on February 8, 2012 at 7:30 — No Comments
Originally published on ThisDishisVeg.com
January 23, 2012
It is true that any social movement succeeds in stages. The time necessary for a society to see an issue as a problem, to see how their actions contribute to suffering…Continue
Added by Carolyn Bailey on December 22, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
Transcript of Dylan Powell’s ARZone Live Guest Chat
19 November 2011
5pm US Eastern Time
10pm UK Time…Continue
Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 20, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments
Built-in Fairness Meters
The more biologists and psychologists delve into understanding innate behavioral drives, the more they find that we humans seem to be hard-wired to be highly sensitive to fairness in social interactions. Interestingly, this universal taboo against unfairness in human relationships is also…Continue
Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 16, 2011 at 13:00 — No Comments
Originally published ThisDishisVeg.com
November 2, 2011
There are many reasons one would choose to go vegan—and many justifications in opposition. Often, the argument for each "side" involves discussions of…Continue
Originally published at This Dish is Veg
September 8, 2011
Meat-eating environmentalists and the Tooth Fairy have more in common that you’d think. Eating animal products, whether from a factory farm or “local, free-range” has an undeniably destructive effect on the Earth, and it is…Continue
Originally Published on This Dish is Veg
August 26, 2011
In a twist of audacity, the fur industry has committed misdirection worthy of Houdini—fooling many a stalwart environmentalist and vegan into becoming walking advertisements for their…Continue
Transcript of ARZone Workshop 8
Are You Too Vegan or Are You Vegan Enough?
29 October 2011
6pm US Eastern Time…Continue
I don’t eat lamb…You feel guilty. It just feels kind of like…they are very gentle. Well, cows are [gentle, too, but] we eat them. I don’t know how to describe it….It seems like everybody eats cow. It’s affordable and there are so many of them but lambs are just different….Seems like it’s…
Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 4, 2011 at 11:30 — No Comments
A list of Frequently Asked Questions commonly heard by many vegans.
What is a vegan?
A vegan is one who fully respects the lives and well-being of others. A vegan strives to avoid harming others and does everything possible to avoid using any living being as a resource or a thing. A vegan doesn’t eat other animals and she does…Continue