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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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