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  • Oct
  • 13

PETA in Motor City? You Better Believe It!

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IEN with Detroit Vegan Soul with award_Detroit Naked Truth 2014

PETA’s president takes Detroit by storm on her “Naked Truth” tour and gives awards to local animal rights activists and a vegan restaurant.

While in Detroit on her Naked Truth   international speaking tour, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk presented PETA’s Compassionate Business Award to Detroit Vegan Soul restaurant, Detroit’s first 100 percent vegan soul food café. PETA’s Hero to Animals Award went …

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  • Oct
  • 9

Are You a Meat-Eating ‘Environmentalist’? Think Again

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PETA has long said that you can’t be a meat-eating environmentalist , and an alarming new study shows that we have no time to waste in ditching chicken kebabs and steak sandwiches and choosing humane veggie burgers and falafel instead. According to the Worldwatch Institute , our appetite for meat is taking a tremendous toll on precious resources such as land and water—while also taking …

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  • Oct
  • 8

Retiring: Your Health and Your Wealth

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AARP just released a new poll that says that more than half of working Americans over age 50 don’t think they’ll have enough money for health care after retirement. We dug into the PETA Prime archive and found this blog on that very topic, so we’re re-posting it. Read on!

What happens if you retire, and the next thing …

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  • Oct
  • 7

Leaf Well Enough Alone

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Nearly everyone loves the annual colorful pageant of autumn leaves on the trees. But once they fall, nearly every property owner despises them. There seems to be a compulsive instinct to remove every last leaf from our yards and gardens and an obsession to rake the ground bare.

But now for some kind words in defense of …

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  • Oct
  • 6

Eating Our (Vegan) Way Through Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon, Day One

Before heading to Portland with my husband, David, for our summer vacation, I did a considerable amount of research to find as many vegan and vegan-friendly establishments as I could. Stumptown Vegans was an extremely helpful site for planning our vegan outings. It has extensive lists of Portland’s vegan and vegan-friendly eateries, so don’t leave home …

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  • Oct
  • 2

Parents and Grandparents: Check Out the New PETA Kids Website!

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PETA is pleased to have launched its newly redone little kids’ website, PETA Kids , last month, thanks to the generous support of two wonderful PETA members!

PETA Kids is an animal rights organization that helps kids 12 and under learn all about how to help animals. We believe that it’s not cool to use animals for food , clothing , experiments , or entertainment or to …

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  • Oct
  • 1

Help Us Pick the Winners in PETA’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest!

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It was tough, but we’ve picked the finalists in our Sexiest Vegan Over 50 contest. Now it’s time to vote for your favorite to help us decide who should be crowned the winners!

So what is it about being vegan that keeps our finalists so fit, attractive, and energetic? Veggie foods keep us in peak condition by providing us with all the nutrients that we need, minus …

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