I want to follow up on Evan’s excellent piece recently about how veganism isn’t just for liberals. It’s a very … More
Veganism Isn’t Just for Liberals
Most of us have a desire to make the world a better place–or, at the least, to depart from it … More
The Great Hot Dog Mystery
Gardein doesn’t make hot dogs. That may sound like a weird sentence, but keep it in mind. It will become … More
Globalization, Animals, and Epidemics?
The chances of animal agriculture causing a major disease outbreak is greatly underestimated.
Long gone are the days when the benefits of fasting are ascribed to some vague nonsense about “detox” or “cleansing.” … More
The Psychological Toll of the Slaughterhouse
Note: this post contains graphic descriptions of slaughterhouse work. Adam Smith, commenting on the early problems of the Industrial Revolution, … More
Honey: a quick outline
Although it seems banal, whether it is justifiable for vegans to consume honey is quite an interesting topic. Evaluating if … More
Inside the USDA’s ‘Meatless Monday’ Debacle
Ed Murtagh, Sustainable Operations Manager at the USDA, had no idea what was coming one afternoon in late July 2012. … More
Pass the Tea, Hold the Milk
Might a delicious cup of freshly brewed tea provide another reason to avoid dairy? Milk may interfere with the health … More