vegan http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12380/all en Singer and Writer Moby Rails Against Eating Meat and Animal Products http://www.mrc.org/articles/singer-and-writer-moby-rails-against-eating-meat-and-animal-products <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> On Huffington Post, vegan celebrity claims we can ‘save the humans’ from climate change by going vegan. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matthew-johnson">Matthew Johnson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">The mounting problems of failed computer models and an 18-year old “pause” in global warming hasn’t stopped climate alarmists from proposing radical changes for the sake of the planet.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/singer-and-writer-moby-rails-against-eating-meat-and-animal-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Climate Change Environment Agriculture animal agriculture celebrity Climate Change drought Famine Food Global Warming huffington post Meat Moby musician vegan Veganism water Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:00:09 +0000 julia.seymour 47272 at http://www.mrc.org Ethical Conflict Doesn’t Stop Al Jazeera from Attacking Chicken Industry http://www.mrc.org/articles/ethical-conflict-doesnt-stop-al-jazeera-attacking-chicken-industry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;The Stream&#039; host Lisa Fletcher includes Human Society spokesman even though she&#039;s personally connected to the CEO. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p class="normal">Anti-factory farming rhetoric is all the rage on the left, so when the USDA announced changes to its inspection for the first time since 1957, liberal outrage was sure to follow.</p> <p class="normal">Al Jazeera America devoted most of an episode of “The Stream” to criticism of the changes on Aug. 20. The left-wing slant that episode about USDA changes to poultry inspections was predictable, given the personal views of host Lisa Fletcher.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/ethical-conflict-doesnt-stop-al-jazeera-attacking-chicken-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Health Media Al Jazeera America animals for food changing regulations chicken chicken industry conflict of interest ethical conflict Farming food borne illness Humane Society Lisa Fletcher poultry poultry regulation The Stream USDA USDA inspection USDA regulations vegan Wayne Pacelle Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:21:08 +0000 julia.seymour 47004 at http://www.mrc.org Happy Vegan Thanksgiving? http://www.mrc.org/articles/happy-vegan-thanksgiving <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Washington Post, Huffington Post encourage a turkey-free holiday. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/mike-ciandella">Mike Ciandella</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The media turkeys are out in force this holiday. “A feast where turkey is a companion, not an entrée” is the headline of a front-page piece in The <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/at-thanksgiving-carnivores-vs-vegans/2012/11/19/00aa7c04-3264-11e2-9cfa-e41bac906cc9_story.html">Washington Post</a> Metro section on Nov. 20.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/happy-vegan-thanksgiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Environment Health Meat Thanksgiving Turkey vegan vegetarian Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:12:15 +0000 dan.gainor 41864 at http://www.mrc.org Dumpster Divers Against Bush: 'World News' Showcases Freeganism http://www.mrc.org/articles/dumpster-divers-against-bush-world-news-showcases-freeganism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Prepare to be thoroughly disgusted: people are actually digging through businesses' garbage to dine on discarded food – all to make an anti-business statement. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Madeline Nelson, an executive-turned-freegan, was featured on the December 16 “World News Sunday” in a bizarre human interest segment. The segment showed Nelson serving a four-course meal, which included a mixed green salad, stuffed peppers, and a tofu cheesecake with strawberries. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/dumpster-divers-against-bush-world-news-showcases-freeganism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Health bush buy capitalism consumerism down dumpster eat evil Food free freegan vegan Mon, 17 Dec 2007 18:58:53 +0000 admin 25187 at http://www.mrc.org What's the 'Freegan' Deal? http://www.mrc.org/articles/whats-freegan-deal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/ken-shepherd">Ken Shepherd</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Out: the media showing homeless people scrounging for food in dumpster as an indictment of the economy under conservative presidents. </p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In: the media showing middle class young people scrounging for food in dumpsters as an indictment of capitalism’s success.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/whats-freegan-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy dumpster freegan post vegan Wed, 16 Aug 2006 15:52:42 +0000 admin 25090 at http://www.mrc.org