Welcome to the 134th episode of Our Hen House, featuring JL Fields of JL Goes Vegan.
In today’s episode, we will give you the skinny on everything from the screening of Maximum Tolerated Dose we attended here in Portland, to the newest grain to make our hearts and stomachs sing, to the isinglass-ignorant winery employee that made us see red (and we don’t mean red wine), to inspiring conversations we overheard at Veggie Grill, to the madness of Last Thursdays on Alberta Street, to the restaurant whose incredible vegan menu made an irksome snafu.
Joining us today is JL Fields, of JL Goes Vegan. This powerhouse activist will talk to us about the truly groundbreaking grassroots work she is doing in her community and beyond to bring veganism to the fore. Be prepared to leave inspired and hungry — hungry for change, and, potentially, for chili.
For our review, we’ll talk about the film, Charlotte’s Web, from an animal rights perspective.
All that, vegan banter, and of course, current events from the world of animal rights.
This week’s news items include:
- “An Elephant Suit” from Our Hen House
- “Why An Egg Amendment in Farm Bill Has Pig Lobbyists Flapping” from National Journal
- “Bill to end US chimp research advances” from Nature News Blog
- “Daily Writing Sample: No Emotional Distress for a Pet’s Death” from The Wall Street Journal
“If you want to know where you would have stood on slavery before the Civil War, don’t look at where you stand on slavery today. Look at where you stand on animal rights.” -Captain Paul Watson
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