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Is Veganism Cruelty Free?

Written by Stephanie Villano. Reposted with permission. Is Veganism Cruelty Free? Even if you aren’t vegan, you’ve probably noticed that veganism has been gaining a lot of momentum in the last few years, and seems generally accepted as more of a mainstream lifestyle instead of a fad.  With so much more visibility, you’ve probably also …

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Biden and the Border Crisis

This article on Biden and the Border Crisis was written by Joy Athanasiou, a Denver-based attorney and political consultant specializing in lobbying and advocacy. She also is my first cousin, once removed! Biden and the Border Crisis The “Border Crisis” once again fills media and the internet with non-stop images of families & children. As an …

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Observations on Whiteness

On Whiteness as a social System This post examines my observations on whiteness, and particularly how it moves through and is employed by white people and predominantly white communities. I challenge the defensive individualism of white communities in order to move the conversation toward something more fruitful. This is not intended to be comprehensive. In …

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Why Fair Trade Makes a Difference, Despite Its Problems

Over the last couple of years, it seems that search terms for “ethical” and “fair trade” have all but been replaced by the word, “sustainable.” Don’t get me wrong. Sustainability is super important and, for many, the term itself implies safety and good wages for workers in the supply chain. But I also think that …

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