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Being Vegan During a Global Pandemic

By on May 11, 2020

The novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 has been a challenge, to say the least, for all of us. It has been a particular challenge for vegans.

It seems Impossible, but I guess I’m a vegan purist

By on April 18, 2018

I never really thought of myself as a vegan purist. Being an ethical vegan for the last 11 years, I always considered myself just a vegan, doing the bare minimum of trying to do the least harm possible in regards to nonhuman animals.

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Vegans are Feeling the Bern. And the Clint. And the Trump??

By on February 25, 2016

Recently an animal activist – a Facebook connection I respect – realized she had vegan friends in the U.S. who plan to vote for Donald Trump. You may also know some. Do you quietly unfriend those people? Loudly unfriend those

Street Smarts: Vegan Street’s Marla Rose and John Beske

By on February 24, 2015

Over yonder on our resource page, we said, “If you lived on Vegan Street, you’d want to live next door to Marla and John.” Marla Rose and John Beske are a powerhouse couple in animal rights. Marla is an author

Stop Blaming Veganism for You Not Being Vegan

By on July 29, 2014

Lately (again) some ex-“vegans” are in the media proclaiming their love of eating animals. The usual reason for them going back to exploiting animals, though they still maintain their love for them, is they listened to their bodies and their

Attention Thinking Vegans: Free Money for Animal Activism and Outreach

By on February 26, 2014

Grants for animal activism: $1000 to fund, start, or expand efforts to make the world better for animals.

The Thinking Vegan Pop Quiz: Why are you vegan? elevator pitch

The Thinking Vegan Pop Quiz: Why are you vegan? elevator pitch

By on June 27, 2011

What’s your best elevator pitch for “Why are you vegan?”     Alexa Reed Because I didn’t want to contribute to animal suffering, environmental damage, and human starvation. So, why meat?   Carolin Iseler I hate plants 😉   Jenn

Veganism is a social justice movement

Veganism is a social justice movement

By on March 1, 2011

Veganism at its core is about justice. Veganism is a social justice movement that places an animal’s right to be left to his or her own devices as the center of justice.

Welcome to The Thinking Vegan

Welcome to The Thinking Vegan

By on February 7, 2011

The focus of the blog is on veganism as a social justice movement, as opposed to a dietary plan. Veganism is an ethical philosophy that encompasses the prohibition of animal use for food, clothing, entertainment, scientific “research,” labor and pets.