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Image via oceanbreezewaterpark/Instagram  Have you ever re-watched one of your favorite childhood films with an adult perspective? Besides the occasional adult innuendo, we often catch a hidden meaning or theme that completely went over our heads as a kid. Compassion for animals is a reoccurring theme in many of our beloved children’s classics. Next time…

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Asher Brown is no celebrity. Although widely recognized among the vegan creatives and brands of Los Angeles, Brown is little known to the mainstream audience. However, there is no doubt you have seen his work. From Tide commercials to niche animal rights YouTube Videos, Brown helps brands and influencers expand their reach and tell their…

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  The artist and his art. And a puppy. Image via lovenlightleah/Instagram The first vegan street art I remember seeing was the “eating animals” sticker plastered onto stop signs around my Pennsylvania hometown  (as in Stop Eating Animals). Fast-forward to today and Los Angeles, my current home, is like the Louvre for street art. It’s…

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iStock/AlexanderGouletas Chances are, if you are reading this, you are, like me, a white, well-educated woman. I identify the majority of my readers because considering your audience is one of the most important lessons I learned in activism. So, here’s lesson one: Know your audience. I’m speaking to you, white, well-educated women. Like many others,…

The post 4 Lessons in Activism from an Apprehensive Activist (And a Difficult Call to Action) appeared first on EcoSalon.

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When I first became a vegetarian in 2004, after reading an article by Michael Pollan in the New York Times about the treatment of steers on American beef farms, many of my friends scoffed at my meager attempt at changing the face of Big Food. “You think you’re going to change anything just by not…

The post We’re in Charge Now; Big Food Has to Learn to Market to Food Activists appeared first on EcoSalon.

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