042 The “War” on Meat and Other Assorted Bullshit

An article in the Chicago Tribune titled “Meat lovers rejoice, you’re winning the war” caused Nichole to want to talk about how people use inflammatory language like “war” to prevent sophisticated conversations about hot topics from happening. […]

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041 Underdog Movements and Being Brave

Bernie Sanders may be making waves with the younger generations in our country, but many people are claiming that they won’t vote for him because he can’t win. At what point do you need to be brave and stand up for a movement, even if you think it’s never going to become the majority? […]

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040 Carnist “Fact” vs Vegan “Opinion”

Conversations with carnists are rife with frustrations, perhaps none more so than being told that the facts you are spouting are “opinion,” or having someone’s unsubstantiated opinions being thrown around as fact. The girls discuss some of the most common carnist “facts” and vegan “opinions” and how to respond to them. […]

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039 Compliment Culture and Body Image Issues

Compliments are nice, but our culture of constantly commenting on each other’s appearances can be harmful, especially those with disordered body images. Being, or going, vegan seems to invite comments on our appearance, and even when those comments are complimentary, that can be a lot of pressure, especially for those of us that suffer from body image issues. […]

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038 Meat, Cigarettes and the Apocalypse

Should meat and animal products be treated as cigarettes, in terms of regulations and warnings? The girls think so. Plus a tangent about the apocalypse. […]

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037 What is Humanity?

The discovery of Homo Naledi, a new species human ancestor, who shows signs of burying their dead and using fire challenges the very foundation of what separates man from animal. With this discovery, and everything we know about animals, what does “being human” even mean? […]

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035 Why It’s OK to Tone Police the Vegan Movement

Tone policing, or insisting victims of oppression or violence use specific language to be taken seriously, is NOT ok for any social justice movement…except for the vegan one? The girls explore why they believe this to be true. […]

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034 The Speciesism in Your Veganism

From horseback riding, pet ownership, believing animal testing is necessary – all vegans are still at least a little speciesist. And this isn’t inherently a bad thing, but it can be dangerous if we can’t talk about it. […]

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