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Paula Moore

  • Dec
  • 18

7 Cookbooks for Everyone on Your List … and Our Gift to You

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mastering art of vegan cooking

It’s an exciting time to be vegan. In the past year, we’ve seen an abundance of creative cookbooks for vegans of all stripes—whether you’re a complete novice or a sophisticated foodie, a hands-on DIY diva or someone who prefers to relax and read about others’ culinary adventures. Cookbooks make great gifts, and no matter who […]

  • Nov
  • 11

Ellen Kanner Dishes Up Delicious Holiday Recipes

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PETA Prime asked one of our favorite vegan chefs, Ellen Kanner, to share a few of her favorite holiday recipes with our readers, and she gave us an entire feast’s worth! Whether you add just one of these recipes to your usual repertoire (chocolate raspberry tarts, anyone?) or try the whole shebang, we predict that […]

  • Nov
  • 4

Empathy: Why It Matters, and How to Get It

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Empathy book

Empathy, according to cultural thinker Roman Krznaric, is “an ideal that has the power both to transform our own lives and to bring about fundamental social change. Empathy can create a revolution.” And the good news is that, unless you fall into the 2 percent of the general population who completely lack empathy (i.e., psychopaths), […]

  • Sep
  • 28

Meet the Grand-Prize Winner of PETA’s 35th Anniversary Gala Contest

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Nettie Schwager from Corvallis, Oregon, will be rubbing shoulders with the likes of Paul McCartney when she heads to Hollywood on September 30 to attend PETA’s 35th Anniversary Gala. Nettie won two tickets to the star-studded gala for her lifelong commitment to helping animals, which includes leafleting (she’s given away 54,000 booklets about vegan eating!), […]

  • Aug
  • 31

7 Must-Have Vegan Cookbooks

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Robertos cooking

When I stopped eating animals more than 25 years ago, many vegan cookbooks (when you could even find them) were a little uninspiring. They often seemed to have one goal: convince meat-eaters that they could still enjoy their favorite carnivorous dishes, with a few substitutions. I like “fish” tacos and Philly cheesesteaks as much as […]

  • Aug
  • 19

Why I’m Boiling Mad About This Summertime Ritual

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Lobsters languishing in the tank of the claw machine. The lobsters were surrendered to CAP from a Virginia Beach restaurant, where they were part of a claw machine game in which customers paid $3 to try to catch a lobster. The lobsters were liberated back into the ocean.

When did boiling animals alive become an acceptable summer pastime? I’m referring, of course, to the gruesome but widespread practice of dropping live lobsters and crabs into pots of scalding water, ignoring their frantic attempts to escape and calling it dinner. Kind people who would never dream of doing such a thing to any other […]

  • Jul
  • 31

To Prevent Shark Attacks, Stop Fishing

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This opinion piece by PETA Foundation staff member Becky Fenson appeared in several media outlets in the wake of shark attacks on swimmers in the U.S.

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