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T.O.F.U. #13 | Update And The NRA

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With yet another mass shooting after occurring in the United States, attempting to post an update on the next issue of the magazine without commenting on the news just wasn't possible. Read More »

WAIW | A Culture of Fear

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Mass shootings are sadly commonplace in the United States by this point, and so are the calls for better gun laws. So, instead of adding to that discussion, which already has plenty of great pieces written about it, I thought I would talk about something somewhat related. Read More »

WAIW | It’s Time to Start Listening

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For this week's Where Am I Wednesday episode, I don't have much to say except to tell you that there are other folks you should be listening to after the tragic events in Charlottesville. Read More »

Roughly 713,867 Steps to Becoming a Better Intersectional Activist/Ally/Person

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Learning how to incorporate intersectionality into your work as an activist or ally, as well as your personal life, can seem like a daunting thing to undertake. However, the list of steps involved is surprisingly simple. Read More »

Veganism Trumps All (and Other Reasons We’re Here)

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Donald Trump is set to become the next president, and people are still shocked about that. However, if we look at the tactics and views used and promoted by many within the vegan and animal rights community, should it really be a surprise? Read More »

PETA Doesn’t Get a Trump Card

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Once again, I'm left shaking my head at a PETA campaign, and wondering why more people in the vegan community don't see the importance of considering the implications of single-issue activism. Read More »