The Animal Liberation Front: Heroes, Terrorists, or Assholes?

We recently entered into a dialogue with the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) about some of the tactics they employ to advance their cause. Basically, we think they are misguided, especially in the use of destructive methods such as dumping acid into the environment and creating needless waste by wanton destruction of property. The ALF published(…)

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The Slaughter Continues in Brazil

Update: We wrote recently about the murder of Amazon rainforest activists José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Mario do Espírito Santo, who were murdered for speaking out against the illegal destruction of the forest by loggers and others. Well, the slaughter continues. Just after Jose and Mario were murdered, activist Adelino Ramos was(…)

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Food Disaster Approaching?

Forget the price of gas, maybe we should worry about the price of food. Experts are saying food prices will rise by 30% over the next 10 years. Just in the last year, food prices have seen a 40% increase. We’ve seen the political unrest that has caused this year, and it looks like things(…)

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Better Wash Those Reusable Bags

We know reusable shopping bags are getting more popular, and if plastic bags are banned we’ll doubtless see more reusable bags in use (along with paper bags, but that’s another issue). The trick with reusable bags, however, is to keep them clean. Using the reusable bags for raw meat, poultry and fish may increase the(…)

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