12 and A Die-hard PETA Supporter: my first misguided foray into PETA’s online activism and vegetarianism
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12 and A Die-hard PETA Supporter: my first misguided foray into PETA’s online activism and vegetarianism

By KATHIE JIANG I’m about to describe a strange chapter of my life: when I was 12 years old with Internet access and a strong sense of righteousness, I chose to abruptly adopt a vegetarian diet. I was raised on an omnivorous diet of Chinese cooking from my first-generation immigrant parents and American restaurant food … Continue reading

The Morals of Meat: reconciling cultural symbolism with environmental awareness
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The Morals of Meat: reconciling cultural symbolism with environmental awareness

By ERIN LYNCH Art By ANNIKA BJERKE “Where’s the beef?” Meat… You’re right in liking it.” “Indispensable in every household.” “The yardstick of protein foods.” Meat advertisements in the 1950s solidified the role of beef as a staple food constituting an integral part of the American identity. During World War II, the USDA promoted rationing and … Continue reading