Home Tags Carnism

carnism

What Is Speciesism? The Animal Rights Issue Explained

What Is Speciesism? The Animal Rights Issue Explained

In his 2020 Oscars acceptance speech for Best Actor, "Joker" star Joaquin Phoenix called out the dairy industry and the specieism that underlies the food industry. But what is speciesism? What Is Speciesism? Phoenix summed up...

Philosopher Peter Singer on the Ethical Issues of Eating Meat

Discussing vegetarianism in school can impact student behavior outside of the classroom, says a recent study. The study looked at more than 1100 undergraduates at the University of California, Riverside. Researchers -- led by Eric Schwitzgebel,...
Is It Possible To Be an Animal Lover and Eat Meat?

Is It Possible To Be an Animal Lover and Eat Meat?

How can people claim to love animals, but eat them? If you’re a passionate animal advocate, I’m sure this is something you’ve asked yourself many times. This apparent disparity is known as "cognitive dissonance." This...

Feminist Porn Director Claims Veganism Aligns With Her Ethical Beliefs

Feminist adult filmmaker, Erika Lust, has taken to Instagram to announce her decision to go vegan this 2018. Lust, who directors pornographic films for people ‘who don't think that sex always has to be...

How Can We Be Sure the Meat We Eat Is Humane?

The word 'humane' is described by Merriam Webster Dictionary as "marked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals  humane prison guards a more humane way of treating farm animals" As such, the term 'humane meat' becomes an oxymoron which...

The Independent Discusses Veganism And Carnism with Dr. Melanie Joy

Veganism just can’t seem to stay out of headlines recently, particularly in the UK. In the last week alone, Jeremy Corbyn’s eating habits have been put under the microscope, Ben & Jerry’s have announced...

Warning to Travellers – You Might Actually Be Eating Dog Meat

Have you ever eaten meat in Bali? These findings may be tough to swallow. A recent investigation has uncovered that meat from dogs is being sold to unsuspecting tourists under the guise of chicken. According...