Archive for February 2017

Obesity and Food Addiction: It’s Not About Willpower

Feb 25th, 2017 | By

(This article first appeared in the Huffington Post) While it’s nationally recognized that we are in the midst of an “obesity epidemic,” our response remains gravely inadequate. Imagine handling the ebola epidemic by saying to those who contracted the disease, “Try harder not to get sick.” Despite what our culture, exercise and diet industries would

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Striking at the Roots, Mark Hawthorne

Feb 1st, 2017 | By

The power to act for animals – to work for change on behalf of the voiceless – is within all of us. It does not require a vast amount of knowledge, although understanding the abuses animals suffer will make you more effective. Activism does not demand a lot of time, either: you can make a

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