RIP Cosmic Giant
Richard Gregory has died. During his life, he fought against segregation, disenfranchisement, racism, gender equality, and economic injustice. He also fought for animals: I had been a participant in all of the ‘major’ and most of the ‘minor’ civil rights demonstrations of the early sixties. Under the leadership of Dr. […]
The Soylent Affair
I’ve been vegan for 26 years. In fact, I’m an All American Vegan. And I’ve been an All American Vegan for roughly half my life. It’s not as impressive as my wife’s 30 years of veganism or even my daughter’s 21 years. My daughter is, after all, only 21, meaning […]
The End of the Slaughterhouse
Rescued chickens are dressed up to protect them from the cold. Soon, dressing up a chicken will literally mean dressing them up. Memphis Meats has announced that they have successfully developed the world’s first chicken “grown from chicken cells without so much as ruffling a feather.” The chicken is made from […]
Are Coconuts Vegan?
It seems like a silly question, since a coconut is a fruit (technically, it’s a drupe), but it’s a question that has me more and more upset. Over the last several years, Jennifer and I have watched with increasing alarm the prevalence coconut products have begun to play in the promotion of […]