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Stand Up to Misogyny 2.0

(30) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 12:38 PM

« According to the current logic of online misogyny, a woman's right to self-expression is less important by far than a man's right to punish her for that self-expression. » Laurie Penny, Cybersexism

We are feminists. We share our ideas on the web. And we are connected by the experience...

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You Can Be a Vegan AND a High-Performing Athlete

(6) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 5:53 PM

"I can't be vegan; I run triathlons!" "I swim!" "I play golf!" Despite the fact that the myths surrounding vegan nutrition are long since busted, and the fact that veganism is getting more and more popular among amateur and professional athletes, this is still one of the arguments I hear...

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I Am Ashamed to Have Been a Vegetarian for 50 Years

(28) Comments | Posted May 30, 2013 | 2:58 PM

I first heard about Stevan Harnad last winter when he signed a plea for veganism in the magazine Québec Humaniste. Currently Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Science at the UQAM, the researcher proceeded in his article with a disturbing demonstration: several people cultivate a form of psychopathy by exploiting animals...

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The "Spies" Who Take Us Inside Slaughterhouses

(126) Comments | Posted January 28, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Last month, CTV's investigation program W5 aired some exclusive footage shot on a pig farm in Manitoba. Seen across the country, these crude images shocked many a person. On the menu: hogs with bleeding, gaping wounds parked inside metal cages, pregnant sows exhibiting distended, reddish bellies, and piglets...

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