Commentary: Lion on the loose
Whenever a sports team dreams up an animal mascot stunt — in this case, a football club Down Under parading a lion onto the field — you can bet there’s an activist just waiting to pounce. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Epic fail...or is it?
After chuckling (or worse) at a truly awful video appeal from anti-meat activist Paul McCartney, it’s important to recognize the significance of the message he’s peddling to his supporters. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Off the mark—again
Leave it to the media to pile on: Even while cheerleading for a test-tube meat project that’s about as plausible as a colony on the moon, they never forget to demonize animal agriculture. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Can veggies eat fake meat?
With breathless pronouncements and over-the-top media events, the creators of test-tube ‘meat’ keep claiming their pink slime-like ‘product’ will revolutionize the way the world eats. Really? FULL STORY »
Commentary: The ultimate squelch on GMO labeling
Early polling in a couple of states suggests that ballot measures might be viewed more favorably by voters this fall. But the opposition approach ought to take a different approach. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Back to the basics
As a new report details the staggering impact of data showing two-thirds of Americans to be overweight or obese, it’s time to consider the root cause — and to embrace the obvious solution. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Multi-million dollar message
Harvard University receives a $350 million windfall that its School of Public Health will use to ‘tackle tough health challenges.’ Like getting people to consider eating meat to be the problem. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Fair to fabulous!
Nothing surpasses the eye-opening, mouth-watering, sensory overload of the food choices available at America’s summertime state fairs. Who says you can’t deep fry cotton candy? FULL STORY »
Commentary: Ethanol to the rescue?
A new cellulosic ethanol plant opens in Iowa aiming to produce fuel from corn — but only from the husks, cobs and leaves. Sound too good to be true? For producers’ sake, let’s hope not. FULL STORY »
Commentary: The limits of labeling
Although consumer advocates love to pressure government into slapping warning labels on anything even remotely risky, neither food safety nor consumer protection are advanced in doing so. FULL STORY »
Commentary: Circus stunt
In this ‘Diary of an Undercover Activist,’ the inside story of conditions at a well-known (but unnamed) circus is exposed by an employee who posted his observations for all to read. FULL STORY »
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