If we as a society can’t even bother to treat a simple, unassuming, stunningly...– From the liner notes of Propagandhi’s Supporting Caste. (via vulcanbrrrn)
Widows of Culloden: A Cheese Story. →
treekisser: Step 1: Mother gives birth to baby. Step 2: Baby takes his first steps. Mother nervously stares at human observers. She knows what’s coming. She’s seen it before. Step 3: Less than 15 minutes after birth, the still-wet baby is taken from his mother.
Children show no trace of the arrogance which urges adult civilized men to draw...– Sigmund Freud (via superkingdom)
USDA Funds Major Research of Weather and Climate... →
superkingdom: Welcome to madness: $19.5 million in government funding to help dairy and beef industries adapt to the climate change they’re causing. “We have seen the impact that variable climate patterns have had on production agriculture for the past several years. These projects will deliver the best tools available to accurately measure and respond to the effects of climate on beef and...
Every time I look back to this photo, I feel uncomfortable — it haunts me. It’s...– Photographer Taslima Akhter on her haunting photograph of two victims amid the rubble of a garment factory building collapse in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh. (via timelightbox) Click that link. This is a picture that needs to be seen just as badly as the endless failures of global capitalism,...
We lack all kinds of amazing qualities that animals have, but we single out one...– Dr. Steve Best, “Everything You Know About Homo Sapiens is Wrong” (via plaidypuss)
To all those who don’t think the rape joke was a problem, or rape jokes are a...– Time-Machine (via a comment at shakesville.com) Single greatest argument about this I have ever heard. (via justintheallan)
grrrlfever: the hurt feelings of the oppressor will never be more valid than the pain of the oppressed
We are only human: Meatpacking is the most... →
veganamazon: Since the information about the migrant farm workers is going around, I encourage those of you who eat meat to take a look into the meatpacking industry as well. Constant fear and risk is a prominent feature of the meat industry. It is one of the most dangerous jobs in America with 12.6… Thank you for this. I’ve already written about this, but I’ve continued to see...
When you are on a journey, it is certainly helpful to know where you are going...– Eckhart Tolle (via amaranthinehaze)
When I'm trying to eat healthy but then someone...
We’re just a conceited naked ape, but in our minds we’re some “divine legend”...– Paul Watson in the “Sharkwater” documentary (via vegan-bear)
paparoxi: This is so going to be my child! crankyskirt: In this video, 20 month old Eva Luna [daughter of Sistah Vegan Breeze Harper] joyfully eats her kale at Green Earth Cafe and Bakery in Berkeley, CA. THE KALE DANCE THOUGH Dying of cute overload… she is so adorable. ♥vegan babies♥
It is just like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it...– Mark Twain (via lunaxvx)
Turning an eight hundred pound animal or even a five pound chicken into tenders...– from Blood, Sweat, and Fear, a comprehensive report compiled by the Human Rights Watch about the immense human suffering and exploitation that occurs in slaughterhouses and animal product processing plants (via superkingdom)