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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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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029 Modern Activism for the Vegan Movement

Judging vegans for not protesting is counter-productive and it overlooks other, new ways of being an activist. We discuss what ways people can be activists other than protesting, why vegan protests don’t seem to be working, and how we can do better.

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027 Are You a Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Vegan?

Do you interrogate your waitstaff over every tiny ingredient in your food, or do you sometimes eat in ignorance in order to make veganism look more approachable? The girls talk through the ups and downs of “don’t ask, don’t tell” veganism. […]

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025 Stop Torturing Yourself!

Activism requires passion and stamina, but shouldn’t require a sacrifice of all happiness and joy. From constantly watching slaughterhouse footage, to looking at the world through a negative lens, even the most dedicated activist needs a break. […]

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021 Vida Vegan Con and Thoughts on Health Veganism

A roundup of day one of Vida Vegan Con 2015, and our thoughts on the potential dangers and pitfalls of promoting veganism as a cure-all, a goal, or mandating specific plant-based diets as the “One True Way.” […]

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016 The Dangers of Hero Worship

Hero worship and blind faith are dangerous things for any movement. Veganism should not accept leadership that might save animals but includes sexism, racism, or any other form of hate. […]

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006 Going Vegan Ain’t Always Easy

Callie and Nichole talk about how going vegan isn’t always easy for everyone, and how veteran vegans need to be more compassionate to those starting out. […]

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