William deBuys: The Politics of Extinction: An Introduction to the Most Beautiful Animal You’ll Never See

Local information buttressed Robichaud’s sense of the creature’s almost unearthly serenity. A Buddhist monk from a nearby temple told him that people in the area had dubbed the creature “sat souphap,” which translates roughly as “the polite a…

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Katie Cantrell: Esther Was Vegan Too: On Purim, Let’s Renew Our Struggle to End Factory Farming

From saving water, to helping animals, to decreasing our carbon footprint, the single most effective change we can make is to eat a more plant-based diet. Just as Esther took action to save the Jews, so we can take action to save animals and our planet…

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Sharon Delgado: Global Divestment Day: Undermining the System that Causes Climate Change

  Check out the many divestment actions that are taking place around the world today–Global Divestment Day. The movement to divest from fossil fuels undermines the system that is causing climate change. The worldwide system of unrestrained f…

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