128 Pro-Intersectional Review of The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 1)

The third installment of our media review series is season 1 of The Handmaid’s Tale, a cautionary tale about white feminism that ends up, well, replicating white feminism.

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127 Movie Review: Feminist Analysis of Ex Machina

In episode two of our five-part media review and analysis series, we are talking about Ex Machina: an intriguing and highly watchable sci-fi film that is, just like Wonder Woman last week, a “feminist” tale told from a male perspective.

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125 Tricky Non-Vegan Items, Part 2: Down, Pet Pigs, Carnivorous Pets and Freeganism

It’s the second edition of our popular “Tricky Non-Vegan Items” series! Today we discuss why pet pigs, down, carnivorous pets, and freeganism are not considered strictly vegan.

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124 Restless & Radical: The Future of Veganism?

We talk about the Restless Vegans Manifesto AND Christopher Sebastion’s latest posts on radical veganism this week, examining the ways these works could shape a better future for veganism.

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123 Q&A: Dealing with Carnist Humor, Refusing Invitations, and Being Vulnerable with People We Love Most

We decided to answer some of the many questions we receive from listeners or see being posted in the VWPA Society. This week we tackle three variations of speaking up for yourself and for animals in varying social situations.

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122 Responding to DxE’s Oppressive Activism-Gone-Wrong Video

Facebook was abuzz recently over a Facebook Live video filmed by Chase Avior of Direct Action Everywhere that documented him and another person conducting an oppressive and antagonistic “action” in front of The Otheroom in Venice, CA. The action ended with avoidable violence and highlights exactly why a pro-intersectional approach to activism is so crucial in the animal rights movement.

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120 Movie Review: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HBO)

We had a last minute change of plans this weekend when The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was released on HBO. We review the movie and give some background on Henrietta Lacks and her famous, immortal HeLa cells.

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119 Movie Review – Carnage: Swallowing the Past

We kick back and have many, many laughs this week watching Carnage: Swallowing the Past by Simon Amstell, the world’s first ever hilarious vegan mockumentary.

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