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    Forget Veganism, Go In-Vitrotarian

    And you thought the stacks of vacuum-packed pork chops sold at Costco were creepy. At the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands, scientists are growing meat in petri dishes, reports Nicola Jones in Conservation. Utne Reader has been following the in-vitro meat discussion for ...

    Where Turkeys Come From

    The holidays just wouldn’t be the same without the slowly simmering tension between people who eat meat and those who don’t. Vegetarians brace themselves for uncomfortable questions about their motivations, while carnivores are certain that they’re being seen as bloodthirsty murderers by ...

    Stop Eating Meat or I’ll Kick Your Ass

    If you’re a vegetarian, you could share your beliefs with others through thoughtful dialogue and reasoned debate—or you could simply hurl misogynistic insults at meat eaters. John Joseph, the vegan 47-year-old frontman for old-school hardcore punk band the Cro-Mags, appears to be taking ...

    Vegetarians, Get Inside the Minds of Meat Eaters

    Have the food wars really escalated to the point where we need to remind vegetarians that meat eaters are human (or vice versa, for that matter)?  According to Melanie Joy, to understand the psychology of meat eaters, vegetarians must navigate through a labyrinth of ethical and moral ...

    Are Vegetarians Living a Lie?

    When an author comes out with a book called The Vegetarian Myth (Flashpoint Press), as Lierre Keith has, you know she’s not treading lightly, and the book is every bit as hell-raising as its name suggests. Keith comes from an ex-vegan perspective in this takedown of vegetarianism and ...

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