In our new book, Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time, Carol J. Adams and I suggest that your food choices offer a way to challenge the rise of repressive and regressive values. That is, a vegan diet offers opportunities not just to confront factory farms and environmental destruction, but also to impact misogyny, racism, and injustice.
Our book is headed to the printer this week and is due to arrive in bookstores in the fall, but it’s available for preorder on Amazon and Barnes and Noble now. (It will be available as an audio book in addition to print and e-reader formats.)
Carol and I started talking about this book shortly after the presidential election, when it occurred to us that there are numerous ways that a vegan diet can inform and strengthen our own resistance efforts. For one thing, at its core, veganism honors compassion and it models values of kindness and decency, values that are under assault by the current administration. Vegan food choices celebrate diversity, challenge the ... Read More >