Category Archives: Suffering of Animals

FREE viewing of “Food Choices” documentary

April 21-24 ONLY In October of 2014, I was interviewed by Michal Siewierski (producer of Food Choices) right after Dr. T. Colin Campbell at the Center for Nutrition Studies in Ithaca, NY. Eighteen months later, on April 6 (two weeks ago), … Continue reading

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“Big Fat News” that Americans love to hear…

Big Fat Disaster for our health, ecology and our future as a species Normally, I don’t give books like the Big Fat Surprise the dignity of providing them any mention on my website. But yesterday, when I saw Dr. Sanjay … Continue reading

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Slaughterhouses. New York Times article misses the point.

Unnecessary suffering. Part of a miserable process that need not exist Over a four-day span last week, I spoke to several hundred sixth graders at a middle school in New London, CT. (See links below for details). Prior to the … Continue reading

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Leather? Vegan? Hypocrite? Realist?

My first blog after the end of the 737 streak From time to time, one of my readers asks me about our use of animal products—other than their food products like flesh, milk or eggs. I am primarily talking about … Continue reading

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Animal rights & veganism. What comes to mind for most folks?

And why don’t I mention those words very often in my work? As for the first question, when people in the mainstream (the 99% who are not vegan) hear those words, many of them think: weirdo, left-wing radical, hippie, tree-hugger … Continue reading

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Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Willie Nelson…

And the all-important topic of doing the right things Did you ever see the movie, Electric Horseman, starring Robert Redford and Jane Fonda? I saw it in Atlanta when it first came out in 1979 and the thing I most … Continue reading

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Animal suffering. An oft-forgotten consequence of our food choices.

Out of sight—out of mind After close to 700 consecutive daily blogs, I have written about the needless suffering of animals 27 times. But lately, I have been writing mainly about sustainability issues and the need for corporate CEOs to … Continue reading

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