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‘Bleating Hearts:’ 1001 Ways You Didn’t Know Animals Are Exploited

By on July 3, 2014

Author Mark Hawthorne nailed it the first time with Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism, which aimed to empower people to get active for animals around the world. Now, he’s nailed it again with Bleating Hearts: The Hidden World of Animal Suffering. It's the most comprehensive book about animal exploitation ever written. It is an encyclopedia of nearly every horror we do to animals, and how to make a difference on their behalf.

Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson Speaks Out Against Sochi

By on February 22, 2014

Vegan Olympian Seba Johnson speaks out against Sochi, worldwide animal exploitation, and human rights issues.

Thinking out loud with Julie Gueraseva, LAIKA magazine

Thinking out loud with Julie Gueraseva, LAIKA magazine

By on May 16, 2013

Attention sophisticated thinking vegans: meet your new BFF, LAIKA. The recently debuted quarterly magazine has the glossy and stylish look and feel of a popular fashion mag – without the fur, leather, feathers, cosmetic cruelty, Kardashians, and other atrocities typically

Who is Saving Animals?

Who is Saving Animals?

By on January 5, 2012

Many vegans lament that there are dog/cat rescuers and other animal activists in their communities who are not vegan. I’m with you, believe me. I get it. It is shocking when humane societies serve animals on plates at fundraisers. It

Interview with Andy Stepanian

Interview with Andy Stepanian

By on August 23, 2011

In 2002 The Financial Times characterized SHAC as “succeeding where Karl Marx, the Baader-Meinhof gang and the Red Brigades failed.” Their actions drew the attention of Wall Street and the FBI resulting in a politically charged landmark free speech case

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

Campus police arrest Vegan Outreach leafletter

By on May 5, 2011

Vegan Outreach is a national nonprofit that has distributed millions of pieces of literature worldwide. Its college-based program alone has reached five million students on more than 1,800 college campuses. Its regional outreach coordinator Nikki Benoit, who famously asked Obama

Judgmental Block

Judgmental Block

By on March 6, 2011

People feel “judged” by vegans because they are experiencing guilt or shame about their choices.

The war on animals

The war on animals

By on February 8, 2011

I appreciate each and every vegan activist and "freedom fighter" working to stop this war with the tools and resources they have.

Fighting a war

Fighting a war

By on February 8, 2011

Vegans and animal rights activists are fighting a war, yet most people don’t realize there’s a war being fought. They have no idea that they are fighting on the side of the oppressors and exploiters. Every time they purchase meat,