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Gay, Black, and Vegan: Meet New York’s Newest State Senator

Jabari Brisport Is the First Gay, Black Vegan to Win the New York Senate...

Jabari Brisport, a Democratic Socialist, social justice activist, and vegan, has declared victory in Brooklyn's 25th Senate District Democratic primary. The politician defeated Assemblymember Tremaine Wright by over 10,000 votes. The 32-year-old Brooklyn native is...
Cory Booker Speaks Out About Systematic Racism and George Floyd Protests

Cory Booker Speaks Out About Systematic Racism and George Floyd Protests

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has addressed the protests taking place across the country in response to the death of 46-year-old George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police. On May 25, Floyd, who was...
13 Politicians Around the World Who Refuse to Eat Meat

These 13 Politicians Refuse to Eat Meat

(Updated January 2, 2020) | Meat is a political issue. And these plant-based politicians are refusing to eat meat for a number of reasons. Some are doing it for the climate, as animal agriculture...
Presidential Hopeful Cory Booker: Vegan Egg Is a ‘Game Changer’

Presidential Hopeful Cory Booker: Vegan Egg Is a ‘Game Changer’

(Updated October 30, 2019.) | Democratic Senator (D-NJ) and presidential candidate hopeful Cory Booker believes JUST's vegan egg is a "game-changer." Josh Tetrick -- CEO and co-founder of JUST -- shared a video of VP...
Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Newly Elected Swiss Politician Is on a Mission to Ban Factory Farming

Meret Schneider has earned a seat in Switzerland's National Council. The Swiss politician initiated the proposal to ban factory farming earlier this year. Schneider, who is also the co-founder of the animal rights think tank...
Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang: Meat Is Destroying the Planet

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang agrees that meat is destroying the planet -- and that people should go vegetarian to curb climate change. Yang explains his point of view in a video from CNN's climate-focused...
Cory Booker Has a Plan to End Factory Farming Forever

Cory Booker Will Ban Animal Testing As President (And So Much More)

Presidential hopeful Corey Booker revealed an ambitious welfare plan to ban cosmetic animal testing. The former Mayor of Newark intends to run for the Democratic nomination in 2020. Booker was the first vegan senator in...
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Trying to Free the Bronx Zoo Elephant

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Trying to Free the Bronx Zoo Elephant

New York Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka AOC supports the effort to free Happy, the Bronx Zoo elephant who has been alone for over a decade. The Bronx native responded to a Twitter thread calling on...
Factory Farms Are a Threat to America, Says Bernie Sanders

Factory Farms Are a Threat to America, Says Bernie Sanders

American politician Bernie Sanders has spoken out about the meat industry, naming factory farms a threat to America. Writing on Twitter to his 9.26 million followers, the 77-year-old senator -- who is running for President...

Cory Booker’s Vegan 50th Birthday Cake Wins Over the Senate

Vegan New Jersey senator and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker celebrated his 50th birthday earlier this week. And his birthday cake won over at least one member of the Senate. "Turns out vegan birthday...
Jeremy Corbyn Hates Brexit But Loves Vegan Falafels

Jeremy Corbyn Calms His Brexit Panic With Falafel

Vegetarian Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn may be stressed from a potential no-deal Brexit but is finding solace in falafel. Corbyn delivered a short speech at the seventh annual British Kebab Awards earlier this week,...
How the Green New Deal Will Affect the Way We Eat

How the Green New Deal Will Affect the Way We Eat

Earlier this month, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, (D-NY), and Senator Ed Markey (D-Mass) released details for the Green New Deal, legislation that lays out plans to drastically cut the nation's carbon emissions and potentially benefit millions...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Votes for Oats (In Her Milk)

Newly elected congresswoman for New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, advised ditching meat and dairy for one meal to help combat climate change. Ocasio-Cortez visited a school assembly in Queens earlier this month, where a student asked...

Ireland’s Former President Mary Robinson Stands By Controversial Call to Go Vegan to Fight...

Former president of Ireland, human rights activist, and environmentalist Mary Robinson refuses to backpedal on her opinion that those who are able to, must become vegetarian or vegan or at the very least, eat...
Ireland’s Former President Mary Robinson Urges Nation to Fight Climate Change By Reducing Meat Consumption

Ireland’s Former President Mary Robinson Urges Nation to Fight Climate Change By Reducing Meat...

Former president of Ireland and environmentalist Mary Robinson believes the nation has the potential to become a world leader on the issue of climate change, The Irish Times reports. Speaking on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Orders Cinnaholic’s Vegan Cinnamon Buns for Town Hall Meeting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Orders Cinnaholic’s Vegan Cinnamon Buns for Town Hall Meeting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a sweet tooth for vegan cinnamon buns, it seems. Earlier today, award-winning vegan bakery chain Cinnaholic took to Instagram to share a small photoset of Trudeau with a huge...