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T.O.F.U. Talks: Defining Activism

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The latest T.O.F.U. Talks episode is now available. This time around I talked with my good friend, Amanda Lily, about who gets to decide whether or not you're an activist. Read More »

WAIW | This Ain’t Vegandale!

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One vegetarian (chay) restaurant on a street is a reason to get excited in many cities. In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam? Not so much. Around these parts, it takes more than one chay spot to make a street stand out. Read More »

WAIW | Health Concerns

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Even though I've been fighting against it for years, it seems far too many people still think it's justified to fat shame in the vegan community (and the world in general). So, in today's WAIW episode, I thought I should suggest other causes they could focus their time and energy on. Read More »

Review: My New Roots

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Labels can be tricky things, and "vegan" certainly falls into that category. Of course, when you mix in things like "plant-based" and "whole foods", there's bound to be miscommunication. In the case of My New Roots, both Katie and I thought these moments of confusion would be great for a bigger conversation. Read More »