In Episode 4 of The Rational Vegan, We discuss these gaps in perspective, how intersectionality is unfairly leveled against animal justice campaigns via one way critique, the hypocrisies of those who use it selectively, how it can help lay bare the hypocrisies in the animal justice movement, and how intersectionality can be used to integrate the push for animal liberation into all social justice campaigns.
DIRECT ACTION EVERYWHERE With the expansion of vegan awareness in dominant culture also comes an expansion of activism tactics and strategies in order to keep the various issues at the forefront of dialogue. Some of these tactics or strategies have been seemingly organically born with the expanded idea of what veganism is and the reasons […]
A discussion came up on Facebook recently about the death of small animals, or rodents, during crop production, and how this is a blow against veganism due to its strictly compassionate doctrine (i.e. that by harvesting crops for consumption, animal exploitation is occurring). There are several assumptions being made in that argument, and after some […]
I'll start with saying what this blog is not: This isn't an attempt to capitalize on the growing "vegan" trend. The end goal is not to develop a readership in order to market or monetize. This is not yet another blog meant to post recipes, to talk about my vegan journey, or to post vegan memes. There is already an overabundance of sites like those. The last thing the growing vegan community needs is another blog of recipes, diet plans, or anything...