273 Million Thoughts on Why We Must Stop Eating Fish

Last week a leopard shark, limp and near death, washed ashore on a local beach in Monterey. After being wrongly hooked and dragged through the water in a fight with a local fisherman, the shark was released, only to be pummeled by the tides, its ocean home suddenly an unforgiving onslaught. My friend happened upon … More 273 Million Thoughts on Why We Must Stop Eating Fish

Intersectionality & Veganism | 007

Civil rights advocate and scholar of critical race theory, Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw coined the term intersectionality in 1989 to describe how multiple forms or types of oppression combine to affect people differently depending on their various social identities. In our latest podcast we discuss our own experience learning about intersectionality in activism, including: what first … More Intersectionality & Veganism | 007

Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’

Germany has gone and done the seemingly impossible. Its Ministry of the Environment has banned meat. Yep. Barbara Hendricks, Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety under German Prime Minister Angela Merkel, has banned meat at official environmental ministry functions. Hendricks cites the environmental degradation associated with meat consumption as cause for the … More Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’

The Art of Showing Up: Youth Take on Trump in Climate Case

On Tuesday morning I found myself skipping my actual job and trudging up the steps of the courthouse in a deluge of rain. I was there to witness 21 youth take on the federal government in a court case that seeks to win major action to reverse climate change. It’s all happening in Eugene, Oregon, … More The Art of Showing Up: Youth Take on Trump in Climate Case