Say ‘no’ to animal donation programs

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Say ‘no’ to animal donation programs

(This blog post was originally published in December of 2010.) Buying charitable gifts for people is a great way to celebrate the true spirit of the holidays, but not all charitable gifts are equal. Over the last few years, we’ve been hearing a lot about animal donation programs such as those offered by Oxfam in


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An open heart is all it takes

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The most profound change in our society often happens at the grassroots level. It usually starts with one individual with bare minimal resources.  I don’t think this is an accident nor is it a miracle.  It’s just how change happens. Ever say to yourself, if I have X (money, time, family support, computer skills, university


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Say ‘no’ to animal donation programs

Buying charitable gifts for people is a great way to celebrate the true spirit of the holidays, but not all charitable gifts are equal. Over the last few years, we’ve been hearing a lot about animal donation programs such as those offered by Oxfam in Heifer International.  Last year, we published a blog post about


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Goat for Gold, not a good idea

In the last few years–and especially recently–we’ve been hearing a lot about charities that will donate a live farm animal to impoverished people.   Some of these include Heifer International, Oxfam, and more recently, the local Goat for Gold: B.C. businessmen Joel and Danny Nagtegaal were drinking beer and decided last spring to buy one goat


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Across the internet this past week (late!)

Sorry I’m late in posting this. I had a busy weekend. So I’m rolling last week and the past couple of days all together for this collection of links to some interesting articles and thought-provoking pieces from across the internet. Don’t miss Lesley’s article about gifting of animals, and also don’t miss Virginia Messina’s articles


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Faulty Arguments Against Veganism, pt. 5

Check out parts 1-4 here. Argument: “…stop worrying about animals, when there are tons of hungry PEOPLE out there!! PEOPLE!” Response: Really? No, seriously. Is this real? I’m kidding, of course; if you’ve been vegan or an activist for any period of time you’ve probably heard this comment or some variety of it (depending on


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Why do I enjoy farmers markets?

I love farmers markets.That’s why I really love it when Liberation BC gets to have a table at a farmers market. The West End Market is the least exciting of the 3 markets we’ve tabled at. Trout Lake is always the best. Kitsilano is nice and small, but people hang around and chat a lot.


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Faulty Arguments Against Veganism, Part 1

If you are vegan or vegetarian, you’ve probably heard these arguments at least a few times–but more likely, you’ve been beaten over the head with them repeatedly to the point of insanity.  The best part about these oh-so-common arguments against veganism is that they are easily refutable.  Over the next few blog posts, I’ll be


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Happy New Year

Happy New Year! Looking back over the past year, I’m amazed at what we’ve been able to accomplish. Here are some of the highlights: As you may know, LBC launched our foie gras campaign last spring.  The campaign has generated so much media interest that we’ve been covered nearly thirty times by media outlets ranging from the


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