Welcome to the 113th episode of Our Hen House, featuring Doron Petersan and Michelle Schwegmann.
In today’s episode, we ponder about the mindset of vegetarians: Why stop half-way? We share some updates about the latest ag-gag laws and we give you our feelings about this movement toward repressing activists’ voices and their First Amendment rights. Plus, we tell you about the latest Rethinking Animals lecture we attended here in New York.
Telling us all about the NYC VegFest is Michelle Schwegmann, co-owner of the center of Portland, OR’s vegan mecca, Herbivore Clothing. Also joining us today is Doron Petersan, founder of Sticky Fingers Vegan Bakery, and author of the new Sticky Fingers cookbook. Listen closely for your chance to win your very own copy of this cookbook!
For our review, we’ll discuss a performance art piece we attended entitled The Homo Bonobo Project.
All that, vegan banter, and of course, current events from the world of animal rights.
This week’s news items include:
- “Bill passes to ban farm photos under ‘false pretenses’” from The Salt Lake Tribune
- “In Ohio, Kaptur ousts fellow Democrat Kucinich from House” from USA Today
- “2750 Cattle Die at Sea” from Vegan.com
- “People standing up against bear farming” from Animals Asia
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage” -Anais Nin
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