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U.S. Prisons to Begin Offering Vegan Entrées in October 2016

For vegans serving time in federal prison, among the biggest challenges has long been access to plant-based foods. It’s especially hard on animal activists and ethical vegans, for whom consuming even small amounts of dairy products or egg whites is anathema. Well, the...
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Compassion Is Not a Crime: Support Anita Krajnc

As many of you know, last summer Toronto activist Anita Krajnc was arrested and charged with criminal mischief after giving water to a pig inside a truck bound for a slaughterhouse. Video of the alleged crime shows pigs on the lower deck of the truck panting and Anita...
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Aph Ko: Anti-Racist Activist Fighting for Animal Liberation

If you have been actively involved in the vegan movement during the last year, you’ve likely heard about Aph Ko. Aph is a social justice and media dynamo. She founded Black Vegans Rock in 2015 after becoming the first person to write an article listing 100 Black...
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Spreading Compassion with PB&J

April 2 is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, one of the tastiest days of the year. Anyone who knows me knows peanut butter is my favorite food, so I’ll be celebrating by making one of my patented three-tiered gobstopper PB&J sandwiches. Peanut butter is much...
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For me, living fully awake means embracing all species with the same level of respect and kindness. Being a joyful vegan doesn’t take willpower – just a willingness to try new things and choose mercy over misery.

Mark Hawthorne