Listening, Deconstructing and Reconstructing: Celebrating black vegans and centering their stories

Listening, Deconstructing and Reconstructing: Celebrating black vegans and centering their stories

Too often we see the mainstream framing of black veganism or indigenous veganism as an assimilation into white veganism. Veganism is painted as a white person thing, when it isn’t and never has been. That is why creating spaces for the narratives of black vegans to grow and flourish is extremely important. I hope with this … Continue reading

Living a life of non-judgement: unlearning the legacy of poor bashing in Canada with Bif Naked

Living a life of non-judgement: unlearning the legacy of poor bashing in Canada with Bif Naked

Bif Naked, Canadian singer-songwriter, writer and motivational speaker has been quite active in speaking out against poverty. Partnering with Vancouver Raise the Rates, she recently participated in The Welfare Food Challenge, which aims to demonstrate the reality of living on $610 of social assistance a month. She wanted to get involved to raise awareness about the plight of our poor, to … Continue reading

Radicalizing ourselves with art: Jared Paul on life as a spoken word/hiphop artist, growing up working class and advice for folks navigating DIY creative communities.

Radicalizing ourselves with art: Jared Paul on life as a spoken word/hiphop artist, growing up working class and advice for folks navigating DIY creative communities.

It’s scary to put yourself out there, and the world isn’t that welcoming to bright eyed anti-capitalist creatives, but there are safe spaces you can find yourself in with the help of good folks. It’s a huge privilege to be able to travel without restrictions and have your voice heard as an artist. It’s important … Continue reading

Getting to know chickens: Myths of humane meat, domestication, and developing respect for farm animals

Getting to know chickens: Myths of humane meat, domestication, and developing respect for farm animals

On this show we talk to Hope Bohanec, who has been active in animal protection and environmental activism for over 20 years and is a nationally recognized leader and speaker in the animal protection movement. She is currently serving as Projects Manager for United Poultry Concerns as well as the Executive Director of Compassionate Living, a Sonoma County, … Continue reading

Resisting White Settler Colonization through Food Storytelling: Claudia Serrato from Decolonial Food for Thought

Resisting White Settler Colonization through Food Storytelling: Claudia Serrato from Decolonial Food for Thought

Claudia Serrato from Decolonial Food for Thought teaches about indigenous veganism from a Xicana Indigena perspective, sharing ways she has approached decolonizing her diet and creating spaces to hear how others are doing so too which ultimately, is a process of remembering ancestral cuisines through food storytelling. We talk about the impact colonization has had … Continue reading