Ethics

Gender Pay Gap Controversy And the Vegan Café In The Middle Of It

The gender pay gap is global, it's divisive and it's getting a lot of news time, particularly in Australia. Recently ABC, one of Australia's biggest national public television networks, released a satirical video of Women leaving work at 3.43pm. The time at which the...
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Yes, It’s True, Vegans Can Be Terrible People Too

Vegans get a lot of flak often for being a bit preachy, or dull, or well… It’s a long list. And most of these stereotypes aren’t even close to being accurate. Are they history’s greatest monsters? No. Are they the shining beacons of all that is great with...
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5 Ultimate Joe Rogan Vegan-Myths…… De-Mystified!

Whether you're a fan of Joe Rogan or not, most will agree that as with many hot topics, he approaches veganism in an interesting way. A self proclaimed ketogenic diet fan, he recognises the 'benefits' limiting carbohydrates and consuming plenty of healthy fats. As he...
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Why Being An Environmentalist Is Now Literally A Matter of Life or Death

So far in 2017, 117 environmental defenders have been killed. All over the planet, people dedicating their lives to defend and protect the planet are being murdered in order to silence them. Environmental documentary, Cowspiracy notes that “[m]ore than...
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Holiday Deep Blues: Are Cruises Killing Marine Life?

This week saw a humpback whale, thought to be a juvenile, impaled on a Princess Cruises ship: an unanticipated passenger as the ship arrived in Alaska. The 6-metre long humpback was harpooned by the 290-metre ship, ending up lodged on its submerged bow (a...
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5 Ways The Movie Okja Mimics Real Life

When Netflix released Okja it got a lot of media attention. Many people even took to social media to declare themselves vegan after watching it. It’s unsurprising as Okja depicts humans being awful to the animals that they will eventually eat. The tale of...
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This is Why Veganism Isn’t Just a ‘White Thing’

One of the main criticisms of a plant-based diet is that it’s for the privileged, more specifically privileged white people. This has led to the alienation of other races within the vegan movement, who believe that veganism is a ‘white thing’. Certainly...
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What’s The Difference Between Ed Snowden and Animal Rights Activists?

On August 8th it was announced that two Australian animal rights activists, Christopher Delforce and Dorrotya Kiss, were ‘let-off’ of the charges brought against them by pork farmers. Delforce and Kiss were facing charges thanks to what is known as an...
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Sweet Potatoes Tackling Famine In Africa

Over a million farmers in Africa are now growing sweet potatoes thanks to Maria Isabel Andrade. As a leading agronomist Ms. Andrade has developed bio fortified sweet potatoes to help combat famine and malnutrition in Afirca. Born in Cape Verde...
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How Watching Cartoons Taught Me About Veganism and Cognitive Dissonance

Bojack Horseman - for those that haven’t seen it - is an animated sitcom on Netflix about a washed-up anthropomorphic horse who starred in his own sitcom back in the 80s. The show has humans sharing their world with many other anthropomorphic...
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10 Ways To Troll a Vegan

Tired of hearing your vegan friends bang on about "saving the planet", "saving the animals", "lowering risks of certain diseases", blah blah blah? Wanna take 'em down a peg or two? Here are some tried and tested tips for trolling those bunny hugging leftos.  ...

What’s Wrong With Free-Range Eggs?

Explaining veganism to people can be tricky. Generally, people seem to have got the hang of vegetarianism; it’s obvious that in order to make bacon, a pig has to die, there’s no getting around that fact. But when it comes to eggs, many are baffled; “surely it doesn’t...


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