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Wake Up Weekend 2011

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More Hard Truth from Mercy for Animals

Farm to Fridge in Twelve Agonizing Minutes

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Enough Said.

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Behold! A Vegan Fetus!

Compassionate Eating In Utero Okay. So the “vegan fetus” headline is really just a red herring. The fetus in question is a vegan, in fact, but that’s just a thinly-veiled excuse for Moles and me to share our joy with all our friends at extraVEGANza! These 3D and 4D ultrasound photos depict our baby boy [...]

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Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler

The New York Times Telling It Like It Is (Again!) How many articles like this one will it take to get us to kick big meat to the curb? Driving a Prius just isn’t enough.

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Bidders, ready….

With the Wake Up Weekend Art Auction just one day away, we thought you might enjoy perusing a few sample images and a (semi) complete list of our esteemed contributors. (Please note that we have posted these images merely to give you a sense of the style of some of our artists’ work; the images [...]

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Wake Up Weekend at Spacecraft!

Kick off the Cook-Off with cold drinks, vegan eats, and “last chance” shopping. Here at ExtraVEGANza!, we believe in synergy. So when we found out that our BOSS associates Nick Stockton and Sally England were fixin’ to phase out SPACECRAFT for the season (and possibly indefinitely, depending on the exciting new directions the project may [...]

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It’s Almost Chili Time!

Bragging rights. Fabulous prizes. Okay, bragging rights, mostly. Some chili cook-offs are really high-strung, forcing participants to pay pricey entrance fees, fill out complicated forms, and submit rigorous ingredient lists. Not ours. It’s not that we’re averse to a little healthy competition, mind you; it’s just that we want to make it easy and fun [...]

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Wake Up Weekend 2008!

WAKE UP WEEKEND 2008–January 18-19, 2008 in Grand Rapids, MI.* *All events are free and open to the public; donations to defray costs are cheerfully accepted. Questions? Write to wakeupweekend2008@gmail.com. Save the Date for Wake Up Weekend 2008–a two-day celebration of animal-friendly food, art, education, and advocacy brought to you by Animals & Society Institute, [...]

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TAKE ACTION NOW: FoxNews on Pig Abuse

Tell Smithfield: “No Christmas Ham!” This story of unspeakable cruelty to pigs at a major Smithfield supplier in North Carolina was run by FoxNews yesterday. How many more videos like this one (viewer discretion advised) will have to surface before human beings put down their pork chops and call this industry on the carpet? If [...]

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