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James Comey Tells ABC: Trump Treats Women Like Meat

The former FBI Director also revealed that his daughters attended the Women's March   In an interview that aired on ABC Sunday, former FBI Director James Comey said that Donald Trump treats women like “pieces of meat” and is “morally unfit” to be president of the United States. During the interview, which came ahead of …

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Chris Darwin Would Really Love It If You’d Eat Less Meat: An Exclusive Interview With Charles Darwin’s Great-Great-Grandson

"Chickens are in direct competition with the world's starving children. The irony is that chickens are winning." Conservationist Chris Darwin says we’re living in a car crash moment of natural catastrophes – with climate disasters meeting mass extinctions and human hunger on an unimaginable scale. But Darwin—the great-great-grandson of naturalist Charles Darwin, whose theory of …

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Humanity’s Meat and Dairy Intake Must Be Cut in Half by 2050 to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change

Click here for reuse options! Going vegan will help reduce animal suffering, protect your health and halve your carbon footprint. So what are you waiting for? In a recent press release on its website, Greenpeace called for a reduction in meat, dairy, and egg consumption. A new report by the organization states that “global meat …

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48 Million Sickened Every Year by Tainted Meat

Click here for reuse options! We can thank the factory farm industry for the increased incidence of foodborne illness in the U.S. If you live in the U.S., you're far more likely to get hit with salmonella or some other foodborne illness, than if you live in the U.K. You can thank the factory farm industry for …

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You Will Probably Be Surprised After Calculating the Impact of Your Meat Consumption on the Environment and Yourself

Click here for reuse options! One person's meat-eating can make a bigger difference than you think. One of my resolutions this year is to eat less meat. As a lifelong carnivore, this task has already proven to be easier said than done. The major challenge comes down to changing my habits. After years of enjoying …

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3 Reasons Why a Meat Tax Is a Good Idea

Click here for reuse options! Like cigarettes, alcohol and gasoline, meat should be federally taxed to help pay for its health and environmental costs. A new analysis from the investor network Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) Initiative argues that meat is going down the same road as tobacco, carbon emissions and sugar toward …

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Forget Exxon – big meat and dairy could single-handedly doom the planet

The case against the meat and diary industry has been piling up for years. We know that the animals suffer horrific treatment, that the workers are subjected to low wages and hazardous conditions, that the nitrogen pollution created by these companies lead to the largest toxic “dead zone” in U.S. history – and now it …

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