Posts tagged with ‘veganism’

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Psychological Abuse in Animal Advocacy

by Casey Taft

For the blog this week, Dr. Casey Taft discusses the harmful impacts of psychological abuse, how we can identify such abuse in animal advocacy, and the benefits of non-abusive communication approaches.

 

Animal Agriculture and Food Sovereignty: One Piece of the Puzzle

by Saryta Rodriguez

What follows is a sneak peek at Saryta Rodriguez’s next book project— a compilation of essays, from various contributors, exploring the many facets of the struggle for food sovereignty through a vegan praxis. This excerpt comes from the first essay: “Animal Agriculture,” by Saryta Rodriguez. Enjoy! It may be surprising to some readers that a […]

 

“I Prioritize Human Problems”: 7 Reasons to Go Vegan Anyway

by Patti Nyman

Concern for human problems is often used in an attempt to negate the importance of going vegan. Veganism is trivialized as something for “animal lovers,” not social justice advocates. The good news is that you don’t need to prioritize animal issues to go vegan, and here’s why.

 

A Rude Awakening

by Shanti Urreta

The following excerpt is from Shanti Urreta’s book, Dear World, See What I See: My Vegan Path. The book is a series of letters written from the author to the world, through which she shares the lessons she learned on her path to veganism.

GMOs, Veganism and the Media

by Saryta Rodriguez

There is a direct correlation between the way in which the media portrays pro- vs. anti-GMO advocates and how it portrays vegans vs. non-vegans. However, whether you are a vegan or not, you will want to read this informative article about how GMO’s effect you, your food and the world at large.

 

Does This Dog Make Me Look Racist?

by Christopher Sebastian

For this week’s blog, Vegan Publishers’ staff writer Christopher-Sebastian delves into the ethical issues surrounding the breeding of dogs for particular aesthetic traits, and talks about the connection between breed and race. Whether you are a human animal or a non-human animal, “putting someone into a box based on what we believe to be true of others who share some physical features does that individual a harm.”

 

Vegan Black Metal Chef

by VeganPublishers

The Vegan Black Metal Chef is a cooking show like no other. Set in a Dungeon-like kitchen with implements of culinary torture everywhere, you will learn vegan cooking to a black metal soundtrack where the lyrics to the songs are the recipes and how to create them. To learn top notch vegan cooking, with a double side of blasphemy, bang your head along with the Vegan Black Metal Chef as he takes your senses for a ride through heaven and hell. Vegan Publishers was able to catch up with the Vegan Black Metal Chef and ask him the questions that others were afraid to ask! Read more…

 

Omowale Adewale

by VeganPublishers

Vegan Publishers welcomes Omowale Adewale as our blog contributor this week. Wale (“wah-lay”) is a champion vegan boxer, a former Jeet Kune Do fighter, a track and field collegiate gold medalist, and as a teen bodybuilder he was a finalist with the National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association (NABBA). Wale is a certified USA boxing coach and fitness trainer. For over 10 years, Wale has been addressing socio-economic issues and teaching disadvantaged youth through G.A.ME Read more…