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099 Should We Have Compassion for Non-Vegans?

Compassion for non-vegans

Inspired by a discussion thread in the VWPA Society, the Princesses discuss if we should practice compassion for non-vegans. A surprisingly in-depth conversation that led us to some unexpected conclusions!

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098 How to Survive Thanksgiving…and Maybe Also Not Celebrate It?

Vegan Thanksgiving and Protest via Non-participation

Since we are heading into holiday season: we briefly recap our top tips for surviving these trying times, then talk about reasons to consider not celebrating Thanksgiving, and finally present some ways you can protest this fucking bullshit capitalist system we live in.

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097 On The 2016 Presidential Election: Third Party Voting, Othering, Safety Pins, and What We Can Do Now

2016 Election Episode

The Princesses tackle the election this week, discussing everything from third party voting to the hot debate over wearing safety pins, and some tips for what we can do now that Cheeto-Jesus is president elect […]

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096 More Talk about Positivity and a Conversation with A Privileged Vegan about Changing Our Names


The Princesses further the discussion of positivity culture this week after feedback from listeners; then are joined by Marine from the A Privileged Vegan YouTube channel to talk about anxieties over our show names […]

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095 Is Truth Brutal Just Because It’s True? A Conversation with Lorelei Plotczyk


Lorelei of Eat Plants, Drink Beer is with the Princesses to talk about her response to an article in Elephant Journal that addressed the impossible conundrum vegans face: we feel obligated to advocate for animals, but are told we are being harsh and awful simply by telling people the truth. What to do? […]

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094 Is a Vegan Diet Actually Cruelty-Free? A Conversation with Lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project

Nichole and Callie with Lauren Ornelas

Often vegans refer to their diet and lifestyle as “compassionate” or “cruelty-free”…but is it really? We sit down with Lauren Ornelas of Food Empowerment Project to discuss the often overlooked ways that food can be produced with cruelty, even when it doesn’t contain animal products […]

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093 Recap of the 2016 People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference


The princesses attended the 2016 People of Color: Animal Rights, Advocacy and Food Justice Conference at California State University in Northridge and brought back several highlights from the amazing presentations they saw. […]

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091 Vegan Review of Episode 2 of Netflix’s Easy – Vegan Cinderella

Vegan Review of Easy: Vegan Cinderella

This week the Princesses watched episode 2 of the new Netflix original, Easy. Entitled “Vegan Cinderella” this episode delighted us with it’s realism and overall depiction of relationships between vegans and non-vegans. […]

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