I was five years old when my teacher told me it was wrong to eat McDonald’s. I can’t remember what she said word for word, but it was enough for me to go home and tell my mother I didn’t want to eat animals anymore. Knowing what an effort it was to get me to […]
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It was such an uncharacteristically warm evening for late October that I arrived at Norfolk and Suffolk Animal Save‘s first ‘Candlelit Vigil’ in only a t-shirt. Most of the usual faces I have come to know well over the past year whilst standing outside slaughterhouses were in attendance. Soft music played from a bluetooth speaker […]
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Yesterday marked the third Canada Goose protest at the UK store in London within their first week of opening. Activists stood outside the doors in the rain for most of the day armed with placards, megaphones and laptops depicting the tortures that animals may endure in order to line and stuff ‘designer’ coats. No doubt […]
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With over 100,000 people signing up to Veganuary and counting, veganism is set to start going mainstream in 2018. And with so many new and aspiring vegans out there, I thought I should offer up a few words of advice that helped me in the beginning. There’s also a chance to WIN a huge hamper […]
I have no idea who invented the concept of a monthly box delivery of random goodies, but whoever it was I’d like to shake their hand. I’ve had subscriptions to various ones throughout the years but stopped when I became vegan for obvious reasons. Thankfully a few people recently discovered this gap in the market […]
When I saw the headline “10,000 Hens in Norfolk Needing Homes Before 29th June” back in 2009 on the Sky News website I was an avid meat eater. Nevertheless, I read on to discover 29th June was in fact their slaughter date and those that weren’t rehomed as pets would be killed for cheap pies […]
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I thought long and hard about it before I went to my very first slaughterhouse vigil, otherwise known as an ‘Animal Save‘. Would it be helpful for animal rights? Would it be detrimental to the animals in the trucks? Would it make my activism better or worse in the future? Would it negatively effect my […]
To everyone who has helped support Anticarnist in its first year, I’d like to say a massive THANK YOU! It’s because of you that Anticarnist is able to now place a donation of a whopping £1300 to Hillside Animal Sanctuary. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. As you may have already seen […]
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It’s no secret that Anticarnist hails from Norwich in England. And it wouldn’t be an outrageous thing to say that over the past couple of years that the city has had a vegan overhaul of sorts. With Norwich Vegans evolving from a group that meets once a month to chat and share snacks to an […]
On Saturday 2nd September people gathered all over the world to march in support of animal rights. An estimated 5000 people showed up to the event in London – double the amount of last year. The atmosphere was electric, the mood was energising and it was an honour to be surrounded by so many beautiful […]
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American Dietetic Association It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Well-planned vegetarian diets are appropriate for individuals during all stages of the life cycle, including […]
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In October 2016 Surge hosted the first Official Animal Rights March where 2,500 vegans marched through London demanding an end to all animal oppression. People shouted in unison to beating drums and megaphones, holding signs and coming together to create a spectacle that no one could ignore. Surge now have announced the 2017 Official Animal Rights […]
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