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  • May
  • 25

John Joseph: Plant-Based, Punk, and Primed for Action

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By day, Meat Is for Pussies author John Joseph bikes, runs, and swims, training for the grueling Ironman triathlons that he started competing in four years ago, at the age of 49. By night, he performs equally grueling high-energy live sets with his legendary hard-core punk band, the Cro-Mags. How does this 53-year-old modern-day Renaissance […]


  • May
  • 24

Drop the Flyswatter: Insects Are Conscious

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To squish or not to squish? For PETA members and other kind people who diligently catch insects and spiders in cups or humane bug catchers and gently escort them outside, this isn’t even a question. But for others, a new study suggesting that insects are conscious beings means that the ethics of indiscriminately killing them […]


  • May
  • 23

Last Chance! Nominate a Teacher for TeachKind’s Teacher Appreciation Contest

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Do you know any educators who are going above and beyond in teaching kindness to animals? Send her or him a link to TeachKind’s Teacher Appreciation contest and encourage them to enter for a chance to win some great prizes and be featured on the TeachKind site.  


  • May
  • 22

Blood on the Tracks: Two Horses Die on Preakness Day

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On Saturday, May 21, 2016, the world received yet another reminder that when you support horse racing, you support drug abuse.


  • May
  • 19

What Baby Girl Taught Me

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A PETA observer shares her feelings working at a pig farm that supplies Whole Foods. When I was hired to work at a so-called ”humane” farm that raises pigs for Whole Foods markets, it was the first time in my life that I had ever worked with pigs. It had never really sunk in before […]


  • May
  • 18

Listening to the Voices in the Ocean

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Anyone who has picked up a newspaper lately knows that times are a-changin’ for captive orcas. And while the public’s mindset is evolving about the place of sea life in our world, there’s no other way to say this: Dolphins are in a state of crisis. Wild dolphins are being slaughtered and captured by the […]


  • May
  • 17

What PETA Means to Me

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Itchy Greg Alysoun

My late husband, Greg, and I began supporting animal advocacy organizations in the 1990s, shortly after we married, and initially PETA was one of many on our list. But as we learned more about the issues and the work that PETA does, it became clear to us that PETA does more to help more animals […]


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