Extending the Olive Branch

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6 days after Quarrygirl.com exposed VegNews' use of non-vegan stock photos, VegNews has finally issued a real apology. Is it enough? Read More »

VegNews, Apologies, and the Fine Art of Growing Up

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Let me talk to you about sincere apologies. Real apologies, the heartfelt kind, aren't defensive. Even if they do try to provide explanations for bad behaviour, they never try to provide excuses for it. They admit to wrongdoing, and profess regret for the harm that wrongdoing has caused. VegNews' response to the photo scandal? Not an apology. Here's why. Read More »

Happy Meat: what exactly is humane about humane meat?


People who purchase and eat ethical meats tend to care about the well-being of animals and/or the planet, and have the means and desire to act on those concerns. Barring health issues, they are free from most of the issues that keep people away from veganism or vegtarianism. So why do they still eat meat? Read More »

Another reason to vote: a contributor and a candidate

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T.O.F.U. contributor David J. Parker is running in the upcoming election. Also, a friendly reminder to exercise your civic rights and vote! Read More »

Belfast II – St. George’s Market


Aside from the rolling hills, old-world scenery, charming accents, breathtaking castles, and tasty restaurants, what does Belfast have to offer the traveling vegan? Why, a 100 year old community market, obviously! Part two of Kira's vegan adventures in Northern Ireland. Read More »

Vegan parenting and media bias: same old, same old.


The internet is ablaze with vegan bashing again after a news story that claims veganism is to blame for an infant's death... But is this the whole story? And if not, why is it all we're hearing? Read More »