What lessons are we leaving for the next generation? When we take account of our actions, there is one commonality that crosses all human-created boundaries of cultures, countries, ethnicities, genders, ideologies and religions - it unites us in our humanity.
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The debate over halal (حلال) and kosher (כשר) ritual slaughter is a hotbed of religion, politics, corporate greed, systematic abuses, and special interests. Amidst all the controversy, the core question remains: is it possible to end the life of another being in a way that is kind?
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Thanksgiving can be intimidating for new and existing vegans. Leave it to this guide to help you navigate a Vegan Thanksgiving like a pro! Now that’s something to be thankful for!Read more about Vegan Thanksgiving Guide: Recipes, Relatives And Reality
What’s my take on the vegan for health vs ethics debate? Is yam birth control a thing? Can you be vegan and NOT annoying? What approaches for activism are effective in not-so-vegan-friendly countries? Find out this and more in today’s vegan Q&A!Read more about Vegan For Health vs. Ethics, Yam Birth Control?, Activism Across Cultures & More | Q&A
These are the faces of your Thanksgiving “dinner.” They are sentient, terrified beings, crammed together, covered in their own feces. This is nothing to be thankful for. Streamed live from a turkey slaughterhouse in Iowa.Read more about LIVE At An Iowa Turkey Slaughterhouse: Thanksgiving Truth
Most people are against factory farming—but what about grass-fed, free-range, humane? Nowhere is animal agriculture more idealized than the rolling green landscape of Ireland. Let’s take a close look at the very best we have to offer and see if the ideals live up to their promise.Read more about The Best We Have To Offer? | How Ireland Exposes “Humane” Farming
What lessons are we leaving for the next generation? When we take account of our actions, there is one commonality that crosses all human-created boundaries of cultures, countries, ethnicities, genders, ideologies and religions – it unites us in our humanity.Read more about What Will Your Legacy Be?
The debate over halal (حلال) and kosher (כשר) ritual slaughter is a hotbed of religion, politics, corporate greed, systematic abuses, and special interests. Amidst all the controversy, the core question remains: is it possible to end the life of another being in a way that is kind?Read more about Are Halal And Kosher Slaughter Humane?