The mask, like veganism, is for most of us a worthwhile and safe lifestyle change that improves the world around us, despite the temporary inconvenience
Veganism as Progressivism
There has never been a vegan society, but what if a sufficiently rich one saw fit to use their resources to eliminate all barriers to veganism?
The State of Animal Agriculture, Part III: They’re Terrified of the Plant-Based Movement
The plant-based movement is gaining momentum, and animal agriculture is terrified.
The State of Animal Agriculture, Part II: They Think You’re Stupid
As we discovered in Part I, the USDA – their Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) in particular – is largely subservient … More
The State of Animal Agriculture, Part I: USDA Subservience
This is Part I of a three part series on the state of animal agriculture in the United States. The … More
Animal Advocacy Isn’t “One Size Fits All”
A recent paper published in Environmental Research Letters and summarized in Popular Science found that 20% of Americans are responsible for nearly … More
Why Does the USDA Recommend Dairy?
Perhaps it’s rhetorical, but for years I’ve been perplexed by this simple question: Why do the USDA’s dietary guidelines recommend … More
The Airtight Case Against Dairy
Dairy may be the last thing many current vegans gave up, but the ethical case against it is the easiest … More
A Vegan Walks into an Ice Cream Shop
I once went to an ice cream shop in Princeton, New Jersey and had an eye-opening experience. It was especially … More
Every week, my mother, and my younger brother and I used to drive twenty minutes or so to Taco Bell. … More