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 and his wife have reportedly been considering switching to a vegan diet for some time. The couple have already begun […]
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 the aisle, having a vegan dinner with Senator Ted Cruz, and what it’s like in Washington’s tumultuous landscape today. As Booker […]
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 exported from the UK causes immense suffering. This trade is governed by EU law, not the UK Government. The Government […]
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, Mauricio Macri, to cook up exclusively vegan meals for his staff on Mondays. The request was made in an attempt […]
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 has never looked back. He said of his decision at the time, ‘when you find yourself trying to avoid the […]
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 if anyone had any advice for him to help him transition. Legum joins many other people trying veganism this January […]
A new legislation has just been passed in Scotland, which bans the use (including exhibition and performance) of wild animals in travelling circuses. This is the first ban in regard to animal welfare at travelling circuses that has been passed in the UK. However, Scotland does not have any travelling circuses which use wild animals […]