Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Belinda Kong: How Chinese people came together when separated by quarantine, creating hope, humor and art

Fear and blame appear to be fast becoming Americans’ defining emotions around COVID-19. Headlines seem to offer either worst-case estimates or government leaders’ mutual accusations. Amid the bewildering figures and … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Francis Vergunst, Julian Savulescu: Five ways the meat on your plate is killing the planet

Over the next year, more than 50 billion land animals will be slaughtered for food around the world. Most of them will be reared in conditions that cause them to suffer unnecessarily while also harming people and the environment in significant ways.

August 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Paula Marie Coomer: Why Vegan?

My husband Phil and I chose to go vegan in 2012 after two years of vegetarianism and after viewing a film called Forks over Knives. This documentary made famous The … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

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