The unexpected surprises of caregiving.
Why hasn’t the animal rights movement dealt with the sexual abuse and exploitation in its midst?
If you are lucky enough to live near Dallas, be sure to try the vegan food at V-Eats.
Earlier this month, a three-minute video culled from reporters’ coverage of Donald Trump’s rallies appeared on the home page of the New York Times. The video begins with a warning: “This video includes vulgarities and racial and ethnic slurs.”
Today I would like to celebrate one specific sanctuary, VINE Sanctuary, http://vine.bravebirds.org/ and highlight the kinds of political and philosophical stances sanctuaries like VINE represent.
IMAGINE YOU ARE in the Netherlands and find yourself driving behind a transport truck for pigs. For most pigs in transport, this is their first time outside.
In 1968, at the famous feminist protest against the Miss America Contest, two posters were held up next to each other. The first was a photo of a woman’s backside, shown cut up like a piece of meat, labeled “rump,” “round,” “loin,” “rib,” etc.
Before dawn, as my mother was dying, near death, I crunched my way through three feet of newly-fallen snow and stopped in this opening in the woods, and suddenly (like a dove descending from heaven--it truly was that profound), all my tumultuous feelings resolved into a profound understanding: the gift my sisters and I and my father and the caregivers were giving my mother was the gift of a good death.
Ten facts about the book you might know, or might not know: a rock song? a Law & Order SVU appearance?