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Meet America's First Vegan Superhero - The Adventures of Vivian Sharpe, Vegan Superhero
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The Vegan Street Blog - Stories and Musings of Marla Rose, the Vegan Feminist Agitator
Marla' s Vegan Feminist Agitator blog has gotten a makeover! In order to keep it growing alongside  our growing business, the blog is now called the Vegan Street Blog. But don't worry. It's stll packed with the same Vegan Feminist Agitating wisdom and wit of Marla Rose. It will just be a little more closely integrated with our other work.



10 questions (vegan rockstar edition) for Mikael Nielsen

10 Questions, Vegan Rockstar Edition, with Mikael Nielsen

I love Mikael Nielsen. There, I said it.

Through his tireless work as National Volunteer Coordinator for Mercy for Animals, Mikael is responsible for getting dedicated and talented people involved in creating rippling, real change for the animals and the planet. He is also one of the most humble and hardworking people I know, though, giving his all to getting the message out about compassionate living and doing it in the most thoughtful, effective way. I think a lot of times we are so passionate about the cause, so driven to expose people to the unnecessary horrors inflicted upon animals, that we scare people away with our desire to effect change immediately. Mikael, though, through his years of advocacy understands the importance of blending patience and understanding with his very compelling message, helping people to trust that he is not there to judge, he is there to help people along the way to creating less violence in the world. He is an empathetic listener, a skill that is sadly often under-emphasized among advocates, and creates an environment of calm but focused attention wherever he goes. In doing so, he gives people the space to be honest, work through internal conflicts, and get in touch with their own values. In short, Mikael is, in his native Danish, vidunderlige. He is wonderful.
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Bringing In Light As We Expose the Darkness

Bringing in Light as We Expose the Darkness...

I noticed from an early age that buoyant people have been assigned some specific cultural baggage: We’re seen as shallow. We’re seen as silly. We’re seen as lacking in substance. I think this is unfair and narrow-minded, though; shouldn’t the whole person have room for both jumping in leaf piles and also speaking out about social justice issues? (Maybe not at the same time but just because you may get leaves in your mouth.) To me, the perfect balance is a blend of both joy and depth; to cut off our supply of one is to limit our human experience.
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10 Questions Vegan Rockstar Edition for Vegan Shift founder Eriyah Flynn
10 Questions: Vegan Rockstar edition with Eriyah Flynn
As a longtime vegan with many years of trying different things to get the message out, Eriyah has gotten clarity on strategic savvy and effectiveness. I think she has a lot of wisdom to share and offers a lot of pointers on not only how to become more effective conveyers of our message but also opportunities to become more active on behalf of animals.
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On Disunity and Fighting Dirty...

On Disunity and Fighting Dirty...

I’ve noticed that vegans seem to really kind of love to hate each other. Perhaps you’ve noticed this, too. This animosity is nothing new but these days it’s so much more intense, perhaps accelerated by more of a multitude of approaches, definitely fanned by the limitations of social media. The question I run up against is why can’t we disagree with one another, even emphatically, and not be jerks about it.



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