Issue #92
May 1, 2013

Shop for Change on May Day

May Day is especially poignant this year, falling only a week after 386 people tragically died and 2,500 were injured in a garment factory collapse in Bangladesh. Thousands of workers paraded through Central Dhaka earlier today, demanding both safety at work and the death penalty for Mohammed Sohel Rana, the man who owned the building and is expected to be charged with negligence and illegal construction. Protestors marched through Dhaka chanting “My brother has died. My Sister has died. Their ... Read More

Animal Abuse Behind the Golden Bean

In recent years coffee connoisseurs have increasingly been sipping askopi luwak, some of the most rarefied and expensive coffee beans on the market. Costing hundreds of dollars a pound, these beans are found in the droppings of the civet, a nocturnal catlike creature native to Southeast Asia’s coffee-growing lands that grazes on ripe coffee cherries. ... Read More

Vegan Recipe Challenge is Back!

A lot of people assume eating vegan means sacrifice, but we know nothing could be further from the truth. Sticking to a plant-based diet can be just as delicious as an omnivorous one, and best of all, ... Read More
Issue #92
May 1, 2013