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Opinion

As Buyers Face Meat Shortages, Vegan Companies Are Stepping Up to the Plate

Shoppers are turning to alternatives to animal products because of COVID-19, boosting sales of plant-based meat and providing a much-needed opportunity for vegan businesses to capitalize on the new demand.

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News

As the World Burns: “Vegans Are Destroying the Planet” and Other Half-Baked Claims

When meat-eaters point a finger at vegans for consuming “water-intensive” crops, three fingers point right back at them. 

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Opinion

The Coronavirus: Let’s Talk About the Consequences of Eating Animals (Without Being Racist) 

This is the ideal time to talk about the risks of animal agriculture, rather than reigniting old forms of racism against Chinese culture that should have been retired long ago. 

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Opinion

Dear Men: Eating Soy (or Impossible Whoppers) Won’t Give You Man Boobs

There is no evidence that consuming soy will make you grow breasts. Dairy, on the other hand, probably could.

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Opinion

Influencers Ditching Veganism is an Overcooked Way of Getting More Clicks

Yet another influencer broke up with veganism because of her desire for more attention. Can we move on from this clichéd attempt at doing it?

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Home + Lifestyle

8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah, Vegan-Style 

From plant-based gelt to Soy Vey candles, an all-vegan Hanukah honors tradition while respecting animals.

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Opinion

As Vegans, We Need to Show More Compassion Towards Those Who Aren’t Like Us  

When celebrity chef and meat-lover Carl Ruiz died of a heart attack at age 44, some joked about his fate—but we should remember how our actions and words affect those outside our vegan bubble. 

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Health + Wellness

Will Smith’s “Intervention” With His Son is About Clickbait, Not Veganism

You’ve seen the misleading headlines about Will and Jada Pinkett Smith’s “intervention” with their son Jaden about his unhealthy vegan diet. But here’s what the headlines aren’t telling us. 

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News

Vegan Jewish Deli to Open in Chicago

The team behind vegan diner Kāl’ish will transform pizzeria Longacre into Jewish deli Sam & Gertie’s, selling classics such as vegan lox-topped bagels, knishes, matzo ball soup, and desserts.

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News

Man Banned for Life From Iowa State Fair for Calling out Animal Abuse 

Fair attendee Wheaten Mather recorded a boy beating a pig with a “show stick,” causing severe face lacerations. Reporting the abuse led to a lifelong ban from the fairgrounds. 

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Opinion

Beyoncé Was Hungry Because She Was Restricting, Not Because She Was Vegan 

The singer talks about her extreme plant-based diet in preparation for her 2018 Coachella performance in her new Netflix documentary Homecoming—but her diet has nothing at all to do with veganism. 

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Opinion

What Happens When Famous Vegans Stop Being Vegans? A Media Meltdown

Restriction and urine-drinking and fad diets, oh my! What the exodus of one-time vegans tells us … and what it doesn’t.

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