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Where Do Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Stand on Sustainability?

Earlier this month, Vice President Mike Pence made headlines when talking about the meat industry. While speaking to a Trump campaign rally comprised of farmers and ranchers, Pence brought up past statements from Democratic...
California Just Got a Vegan Lobby Group

California Just Got a Vegan Lobby Group

California now has a vegan lobby group. The California Plant Based Alliance (CPBA) is a new political advocacy group that aims to protect the rights of consumers as well as companies making vegan products. As...
A Vegan Is Now In Charge Of Israel’s Animal Welfare Policies

A Vegan Is Now in Charge of Israel’s Animal Welfare Policies

A vegan activist is now helping to manage Israel's animal welfare policies. Vegan Tal Gilboa, founder of Total Liberation (formerly known as Israeli Animal Liberation Front), is now the animal rights advisor to Israel's Prime...
Prince Charles Tries to Convince Trump That Climate Change Is Real

Prince Charles Tries to Convince Trump That Climate Change Is Real

Prince Charles tried to convince Trump that climate change exists and the president claims he "totally listened to him." What was meant to be a 15-minute meeting between the Prince of Wales and Trump turned...
Brexit or Not, Boris Johnson Is Going Vegan

Brexit or Not, Boris Johnson Is Going Vegan

Brexit may be indefinitely stalled after the EU parliament vote, but one thing moving full-speed ahead for the future British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is... a lot more tofu? That's the news according to...
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...

Animal Rights Activist James Aspey Plans to Win Australian Election

Australian animal rights activist James Aspey is running for office in New South Wales. He will be a candidate for the Animal Justice Party (AJP), aiming for a seat in Heathcote. The party - which...
New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City May Have Its First Vegan Mayor in 2021

New York City might soon have its first vegan mayor. Vegan Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams has announced that he is running for mayor of NYC during the 2021 elections. The news follows last week's...
Vegan Senator Cory Booker to Challenge Trump for Presidency

Vegan Senator Cory Booker Is Running for President

New Jersey senator Cory Booker, the only vegan in the United States’ senator history, is running for president. In his announcement video, posted today, the Democrat invited the public to join him on his journey. "We...
Vegan Celeb Miley Cyrus Releases 'Nothing Breaks Like a Heart' With Vegetarian DJ Mark Ronson

Vegan Star Miley Cyrus Releases Politically Charged Hit Song With Veggie DJ Mark Ronson

Vegan singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus has released the video for her latest single, and it's rife with imagery exploring social movements, politics, and current controversies. The song, "Nothing Breaks Like a Heart," is Cyrus's first collaboration...
World's Largest Pork Producer, Smithfield Foods, to Pay $473 Million for 'Unreasonable' Pollution

World’s Largest Pork Producer, Smithfield Foods, to Pay $473 Million for ‘Unreasonable’ Pollution

A federal jury has ordered Smithfield Foods, the world's biggest pork producer, to pay $473.5 million to the North Carolina residents who neighbor its factory farms. Residents sued the company for the "unreasonable nuisances" caused...
Blackstreet Vegan Bakery Brings Social Justice and Cupcakes to Portland

Blackstreet Vegan Bakery Brings Social Justice and Cupcakes to Portland

A new vegan pop-up bakery Blackstreet Bakery has launched at the Mississippi Street Fair in Portland. The bakery describes itself as a "Black-led vegan pop-up bakery" and has a social justice mission: "to honor the history of Mississippi Avenue...
70% of Quebec Want Politicians to Address Animal Welfare Issues

70% of Quebec Residents Vote for Politicians Who Address Animal Welfare Issues, SPCA Study...

A poll conducted for the Montreal SPCA found that seven out of ten Quebec residents think that animal welfare issues ought to be considered as part of the next electoral campaign. In a statement released...

Vegan Environmental Activist Becomes Only Female Legislator in Bengaluru, Karnataka of India

Earlier this month Sowmya Reddy was elected as the MLA for the assembly constituency in Jayanagar, a neighbourhood in Karnataka, India. Reddy beat out her opposition by 2,887 votes, making her the first vegan...

Park City Mayor Wants the Sundance City to Go Vegan With Him

Andy Beerman, the Mayor of Park City, Utah, best known as home to the Sundance Film Festival, is set to take a ten-day vegan challenge and is encouraging the mountain community to join him. Beerman...
Vegan Senator Cory Booker Talks Compassion With Jimmy Kimmel

Vegan Senator Cory Booker Talks Compassion With Jimmy Kimmel

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) visited late night talk show ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night. The former Newark mayor and some say, presidential hopeful, discussed his five years in the Senate thus far, reaching across...

New Labour Proposals would Ban Foie Gras and ‘Revolutionise Conditions’ for British Animals

The UK Labour party have proposed new animal welfare measures that would make a drastic difference to the lives of many animals in the country. The proposals include a ban on cruel practices such...

Petition to Ban The Export Of Live Animals to be Debated in UK Parliament

A petition to end the export of live animals after Brexit is due to be discussed and debated in Parliament by MPs at the end of February. The petition states, ‘the transport of live animals...

Argentinian Presidential House to Reintroduce Meat Free Monday Initiative

How do you get meat loving Argentinian politicians to try plant based foods? Reverse psychology, claims chef to the presidential office, Dante Liporace. Last year, Liporace was instructed by none other than the nation’s president,...
Vegan Senator Cory Booker Talks Compassion With Jimmy Kimmel

Vegan U.S Senator Cory Booker Announces New Podcast

Cory Booker, the U.S senator who hails from New Jersey and just so happens to be a vegan, has launched a new podcast. Booker decided to make the leap into veganism back in 2014 and...

Founder of Political Website ThinkProgress is Trying to Go Vegan

Judd Legum, founding editor-in-chief of political website ThinkProgress, has announced that he is trying to go vegan. In a tweet, the editor claimed that he was going to try vegan for a week and asked...