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‘Why all feminists should be vegan’

Feminists and vegans both aim to reduce suffering, battle objectification, restore dignity, and ultimately, prevent violence. So should all vegans be feminists, and all feminists be vegans? Historical similarities Karolina Skowron, of Polish group the Albert Schweitzer Foundation, argues the historical abuse of women and animals has many undeniable similarities. She believes solidarity between animal …

I’m a Supervegan: A Confidence-Building Children’s Book for Our Littlest Vegans

Dash! Zoom! Kick! Jump! Elizabeth wants to be a superhero when she grows up. But does she have what it takes? It can be tough for vegan children in a predominantly non-vegan world. This new children’s book from first time author Katie Clark is designed for children following a vegan lifestyle or transitioning to one. Through …

Vegan Food At Boxpark Shoreditch: What Not To Miss

While London is abundant with vegan choices, Boxpark Shoreditch leads the way for a one-stop shop to find something for even the fussiest vegan. Here’s why you should come here for all your vegan grub… EAT Chay Bahn mi, bao and bowls of bibimbap (oh my) – are just some of the offerings at EAT …

Top 10 Pioneers of Modern Vegan High Dining

Veganism has revolutionized the culinary world. It has launched a health kick into modern culture and, has shown the average person that the old adage “you are what you eat?” really is true. Most people think that being vegan is like having your 5 a day on steroids, a fairly bland life comprised of kale …

Why The ‘Vegans Take Twice As Many Sick Days’ Research Is Just As Stupid As ‘But Bacon’

The anti-vegan brigade could not contain their excitement when a recent study suggested vegans take more sick days than those with other diets. Sensationalist headlines greeted this year’s Fisherman’s Friend Annual Cold & Flu Survey, as meat eaters found new ammunition to insult a compassionate lifestyle. It’s become the latest go-to brag about eating meat …

Why Is Everyone So Angry About The Vegan Protest In A Brighton Waitrose?

Vegans activists have faced an intense backlash following an anti-meat protest held in a Brighton Waitrose. But why are people so angry? This week activists from Direct Action Everywhere stood beside the meat aisle in the supermarket on Western Road. They read out provocative statements such as ‘you can’t shop in peace when you are …

Is A Vegan Diet Healthy For Dogs? Will They Just Survive, Or Can They Thrive?

Many vegan dog owners will face the dilemma of whether or not their pet should follow a vegan diet. Ideally all vegans want to reduce animal suffering, so it makes sense to avoid feeding pets meat where possible.  But is a vegan diet healthy for dogs? Can they just survive or do they thrive on a …

Informed Choice Or Enforced Diet? Vegans Reveal Varied Approaches To Parenting

Vegan parenting can be a challenging business. There’s no hard and fast rule which can be applied to every household, and there are many different parenting approaches. Bringing up children as a vegan can throw up a lot of dilemmas: Should you strictly enforce a plant-based household, or allow freedom of choice? At what age …

A Vegan Has Perfectly Summed Up The ‘Hypocrisy’ Of Pet-Owning Meat-Eaters

For vegans, there are a lot of frustrating contradictions about modern-day society that make us want to bang our heads against the wall. One of the most baffling is the intimate relationships many meat-eaters have with their pets.  Countless non-vegans claim to be huge animal lovers and obsess over their beloved cats and dogs. They’ll …

Opinion: If You’re Offended By Anti-Dairy Farming Campaigns, You Should Go Vegan

Do you know what is far more offensive than a graphic video of a cow being sexually assaulted during artificial insemination? Actually being the victim of sexual assault, which is of course what cows are subjected to for the production of most of the world’s dairy products. That’s what makes the reaction to PETA’s  (People …

Outrage After Waitrose Food Editor’s Rant About “Killing Vegans” And “Force-Feeding Them Meat”

After Waitrose reported an 85 percent rise in its vegan and veggie food sales last week, you’d be forgiven for thinking the company was coming to terms with the booming plant-based food movement. The supermarket was seemingly following the trends, recently launching 25 new vegan products to cater for this accelerating growth, including mac and …

10 Horrific Halloween Horror Stories Cows Would Tell Each Other About Humans

This Halloween kids across the world will sit around campfires and share terrifying horror stories. At this time of year we fantasise about creepy monsters, watch spooky movies and go trick-or-treating. We stretch our imaginations to create an alternative universe filled with witches, zombies and vampires. But imagine if a group of cows were to …