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Debate: Should Vegans be Eating Figs?

Debates

Debate: Should Vegans be Eating Figs?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This debate looks at whether vegans should eat figs   Should Vegans Eat Figs? According to the Vegan Society: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of,…

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Debate: Should Vegans Vaccinate Their Children?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This debate looks at whether vegans should use vaccinations.   Should vegans vaccinate their children? For many parents, the risks of the disease they are vaccinating against outweigh other concerns. Mother of one, Ruth Brown, says: “There is a lot of…

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Debate: Should Vegans Ride Horses?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time we ask, if you’re vegan, should you ride horses? If you treat a horse with respect and care, is it okay to ride? Riding a horse does not necessary abuse or exploit that animal. Many riders love horses, and…

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Debate: Should We Worry About Cross Contamination?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we look at cross contamination.   Should we worry about cross contamination? A product is either vegan or it isn’t. A government report published last November showed some foods labelled ‘may contain traces of milk’ actually contained much larger…

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Debate: Is Protesting Useful for Bringing About Change?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we look at using protesting to promote change   Protest is a form of collective action: a social movement where like-minded people come together to voice their opinion and effect change for the better. But does this always work?…

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Debate: Should Vegans Wear Second Hand Leather?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. We ask whether or not vegans should wear second hand leather   Should vegans wear second hand leather? This issue we’re looking at the arguments for and against second hand leather – should vegans wear it? It’s not technically a vegan…

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Marisa Heath on Why Veganism Needs to be a Political Issue

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Marisa Heath from the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare talks to Vegan Life about Veganism and Politics    “Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances of survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” – Albert Einstein.     I run the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Animal…

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Debate: Should Vegans Boycott Palm Oil?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we ask whether or not vegans should boycott palm oil   Should vegans boycott palm oil? Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil taken from the fruit of the African palm tree. Around 85% of the world’s palm…

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Debate: Should Vegans go to Zoos?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we question whether or not vegans should go to zoos   Should vegans go too? June is ‘National Zoo and Aquarium Month’, at least in America anyway, so this issue we consider the YES and NO arguments around zoos.…

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Debate: Should Vegans Use Animal Manure?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we ask if vegans should be using animal manure   This issue we explore a slightly less contentious but equally interesting quandary: manure. We love to hear your thoughts on these debates, so please get in touch – but remember…

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Debate: Should Vegans Eat Honey?

We pick out some popular debates in the vegan world and tackle them head-on. This time, we ask if vegans should eat honey   Should vegans eat honey? Making a fuss about honey is one of those things that gives vegans a bad name. How many times have you tried to explain your vegan diet…

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Debate: Should We Feed Our Pets Meat?

Should we feed our pets with meat? A tricky issue for many vegans The way humans treat other animals is bizarre. No other species behaves as if it has the right to forcibly impregnate other animals and then eat their children. No other animal attempts to change the nature of other species by forcing them…

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