Many of us are under the impression that wearing fur is a thing of the past. Public opinion of the fur industry is still very negative, and most people are at least partially aware of the suffering endured by animals who are killed for their fur. Some people don’t even realise that it’s still legal … Read More
I didn’t post last week, as I’d just left home to set off on my workawaying adventure. Now that I’ve settled in at my workaway, hopefully I can get back into my routine. This week, I want to touch on the attitude that some vegans – albeit a minority – have towards meat-eaters. This attitude … Read More
Most of us don’t think anything of replacing our smartphones – it’s just a normal part of life. When choosing a phone, we’re usually more concerned with its features than with the ethical implications. But the smartphone industry has a dark secret. I first learnt about the use of child labour in cobalt mining by … Read More
It’s another argument vegans hear a lot; “Humans were meant to eat meat, we’re top of the food chain.” The logic is simple – we eat animals, they rarely eat us, so we must be at the top. But does this stand up to scrutiny? Are we really on the same level of the food … Read More
Is it ethical to use leather and other byproducts of animal slaughter and exploitation?
We have no more right to be here than any other creature
Why we should extend our consideration to the smallest of species
Is it acceptable to eat animal products from high-welfare farms?
Are humans any better than zombies?