Eunice Wong / TruthdigDec 21, 2018
Solutions that eliminate animal protein aren’t—yet—profitable to the medical and pharmaceutical industries. But they could be an incalculable boon to the insurance industry, an excerpt from "What the Health" explains. Dig deeper ( 7 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 29, 2016
Writer Ted Rall argues that, if debates are "graded on a curve," the Republican candidate did better than the Democrat on Monday night; vegetarianism might be beneficial to the planet, but it could negatively impact the lives of millions if practiced worldwide; meanwhile, more affordable solar panels have changed investors' minds about fossil fuels. These discoveries and more after the jump. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby / Climate News NetworkJun 27, 2016
The Chinese government has issued guidelines to help wean its citizens onto a more vegetarian diet -- offering huge potential health gains and cuts in greenhouse gases. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 20, 2016
Does being vegan brand you as elitist? "Days of Revolt" host Chris Hedges and longtime animal rights activist Gary Francione discuss that question, as well as the impact of the animal agriculture industry on the ecosystem, animal suffering versus human suffering and how Whole Foods CEO John Mackey can be both vegan and anti-union. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigApr 20, 2015
As long as we exploit animals and kill them for food, we will exploit and kill each other. The willful numbness of our life as carnivores feeds our lack of empathy for the poor, our lust for war and ecocide. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigJan 5, 2015
As long as animals are commodities in our society, nothing but property to be funneled into vast industrial slaughterhouses, it will be easy to treat our fellow humans in a similar manner. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigNov 10, 2014
The animal agriculture industry is the primary cause of the destruction of the ecosystem. Becoming vegan is the most important step we can take to save the planet. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
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