Archive for August 2011

It’s Official: Bill Clinton Goes Vegan

Ending a few months of speculation and uncertainty, former president Bill Clinton announced that he’s a vegan on CNN. This is a story of transformation and turnaround if there ever was one. When he first began his presidency, Bill was known for his love of beef steaks, chicken enchiladas, and the somewhat less presidential McDonald’s … Continue reading

The Forgotten Casualties of Meat – Slaughterhouse workers

There’s at least 150,000 of them in America alone. Many authorities consider them to have the worst job in America and few can stand to stick at this job for more than a year. They suffer badly, both physically and emotionally, and by many measures they have the most dangerous job in America. Almost no … Continue reading

How should I tell my date that I’m vegetarian?

The following is an extract from our latest book, Say No to Meat, by Amanda Strombom and Stewart Rose. You can learn more about our book, and buy a copy online. How should I tell my date that I’m vegetarian? Be up front about it. They’ll find out soon enough anyway. When you first start … Continue reading

Making Mincemeat Out of Rainforests

Fire, Fire Burning bright, how much of the Amazon will be destroyed tonight? OK, I’m not much of poet in case you didn’t know it. But there’s an ecological disaster brewing in the Amazon and raising livestock for meat is the primary cause. There has been a catastrophic clearing of the Amazonian and Central American … Continue reading

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