Yotam Ottolenghi and the Vegan Police

Worthwhile but depressing New York Times article about Yotam Ottolenghi, one of the top chefs in the UK, and the grief he takes from the vegetarian community. The guy’s an omnivore but his recipes are overwhelmingly vegetarian and vegan. His vegetarian (not vegan) cookbook Plenty spent years near the top of Britain’s bestseller lists. And […]

Mercy For Animals Uncovers Horrific Calf Abuses at E6 Cattle in Texas

As this brand new undercover investigation from Mercy For Animals makes clear, it’s past time for every major beef and dairy trade organization to publicly condemn the practice of killing livestock with blows to the head. Specifically, we need the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the National Dairy Council to go on record this time […]

In Memory of Shirley Wilkes-Johnson

In my travels around the United States, I’ve invariably been impressed by the level of activism occurring throughout Texas. For any number of reasons, you would expect vegetarian advocacy in Texas to lag behind that of other states. But the reality is that Texas has some of the best vegetarian advocacy organizations in the country, […]

GoDaddy CEO: “Do I plan to do it again? Yes.”

Another great Time.com article from Bryan Walsh, in which he interviews GoDaddy CEO Bob Parsons about the elephant killing video. Parsons is digging in his heels and completely unapologetic: Am I rocked over it? No. Am I sad that I put it up. No. Do I plan to do it again? Yes. And: For anyone […]