New Seller Sunday: One Mango Tree

The special thing about One Mango Tree is that they're commitment to economic development around the world never seizes to overcome the many boundaries which exist for fair trade companies in the US. ... Read More
Issue #16
June 8, 2011

Health and Wellness: Vegan Arm Wrestler Rob Bigwood

Animal rights activist Rob Bigwood is proof that a power athlete can compete at an elite level while maintaining his animal friendly ethics and vegan diet. The 28-year-old from Brooklyn cut meat and dairy out of his diet three years ago and not only feels stronger and healthier, but believes that his arm wrestling career has been enhanced as a result. "Once I figured out what worked for my body everything just fell into place. I maintained my strength and lost a lot of weight and never felt heal ... Read More

Philosophy and Sustainability: Jainism and ethical living

Eastern philosophy has always had a place in North American culture and Jainism is one religion that raises the bar of sustainable lifestyle. Indo-Asiatic lineage may be coupled with the uncanny ability to see beyond ones lashes or it could be as simple as genealogy and biological make up: speedy neural re-uptake, a higher grasp of logic and reason, surging metabolic rates, etc. Regardless, there is something very socially responsible about the Jain way of life. ... Read More

Brendan Brazier: Ironman Triathlete and Devoted Vegan

The only reasonable argument against a meatless or animal product-free lifestyle to come up in discussion between myself and omnivores lately has been the nagging issue of the health considerations I ... Read More
Issue #16
June 8, 2011