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Learning Compassion from Pain

Pain is an incredible thing. We can build our whole lives around avoiding pain. If anything has been an inspiration for me to realize this, it has been this last week. 478 more words

Pig Execution: Pictures from Hell

When you walk through the isles of a grocery store where meat products are being presented to the customers you will see either gorgeous pictures of animals roaming green pastures, animals with smiles on their faces or pictures of some animal part that – if you did not know better – seem to not have belonged to any living being at all. 105 more words

Animal Welfare

Austin Pork Processor Disciplines 2 Employees After Undercover Video Released

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday it saw “completely unacceptable” actions depicted on an animal welfare group’s undercover video from a Minnesota slaughterhouse that supplies Hormel Foods. 459 more words


Smart Chickens, Playful Pigs, Social Cows, Feeling Fish

Smart Chickens
Like all birds, chickens are smart animals with complex and meaningful social relationships. In fact, their intelligence is so advanced that a recent study by the University of Bristol revealed that chickens can think, draw references, apply logic, and even plan ahead. 874 more words

Social Justice

Vegan Trove Podcast Episode 19: Is Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) Anti-Vegan?

Just catching up on a couple of my latest Vegan Trove Podcast episodes.
The latest episode discusses whether animal advocacy organisation “Direct Action Everywhere” (DxE) is anti-vegan. 248 more words

Abolitionist Veganism