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NYC’s Green New Deal Takes on Climate Change

By Ollie Davidson

New York City has announced its own Green New Deal, a far-reaching plan to reverse the effects of global warming through laws and actions meant to reduce greenhouse emissions and create tens of thousands of jobs. NYC’S GREEN NEW DEAL: The plan,…

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Evil Ronald Calls Out McDonald’s for Being “Mighty Cruel”

By Ollie Davidson

On March 14th, animal activists gathered in Augusta, Georgia to protest the cruel treatment of chickens in McDonald’s meat supply chain while local McDonald’s restaurants handed out samples of their new “Mighty Chicken” sandwich. THE DETAILS: The protest was held at two…

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Black History Month Spotlight: Five of World’s Best Vegan Chefs

By Ollie Davidson

Eating a plant-based diet not only can make you happier, it also tastes fantastic! The vegan community is full of innovative and compassionate chefs who are using their immense culinary talents to create some of the most inspiring and delicious recipes that…

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Black History Month Spotlight: Plant-Based Athletes Changing the Game

By Ollie Davidson

One of the many myths associated with living a plant-based life centers around nutrition and the notion that to be truly “healthy,” you need to eat animal products. Aside from the mountains of scientific data proving otherwise, there are scores of highly…

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$1M Pledged to Charity if Pope Francis Goes Vegan for Lent

By Ollie Davidson

A new campaign from Million Dollar Vegan, led by 12-year-old vegan advocate Genesis Butler, offers to donate $1 million to a charity of Pope Francis’ choice if he agrees to go vegan for Lent. WHAT IT MEANS: Backed by scientists, environmentalists, and…

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UK Pig Farm Investigation Leads to Third Animal Abuse Conviction

By Ollie Davidson

Last year Animal Equality filmed workers on Fir Tree farm in Lincolnshire in the UK violently abusing the vulnerable pigs in their care. Today in UK’s Grimsby Magistrates Court, one farm worker pleaded guilty to animal cruelty crimes, joining the two other…

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MOBY: Being Vegan Gave Me Clarity and Purpose

By Ollie Davidson

Musician and animal advocate Moby, who recently released his latest album, Everything Was Beautiful, and Nothing Hurt, is featured on the front cover of our latest issue of Their Voice. In addition to his latest release (which includes a December release of remixes of…

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Iowa’s Controversial “Ag-Gag” Law Struck Down

By Ollie Davidson

On January 9th, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa struck down Iowa’s controversial “Ag-Gag” law which had made it a crime for undercover journalists or animal-rights activists to investigate and report on animal abuse in livestock facilities.…

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Foie Gras Banned in California Restaurants

By Ollie Davidson

On January 7th, 2019, the Supreme Court denied a petition from the foie gras industry that attacked the constitutionality of a unique law in California banning the sale of foie gras in the state. WHAT IT MEANS: The decision by the Supreme…

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Our McDonald’s Campaign Has Made an Impact in 2018 – Video

By Ollie Davidson

Since the March 2018 launch of our campaign asking McDonald’s to ban the cruel farming practices of its suppliers, we’ve been busy working coast to coast to show the restaurant giant that we will not rest until chicken abuse is replaced with…

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