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Is being vegan a privilege?

Once veganism was considered a tradition practiced only by activists, the religious and the health-obsessed. However, recently the practice of eating vegan has grown exponentially. Since veganism has entered the mainstream, nonetheless, the question must be raised as to whether the vegan lifestyle is one for only the privileged of society.

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Our water is killing you? Not our problem.

Photo Credit: ms.akr

Photo Credit: ms.akr

The United States of America has served as defender of the basic rights and liberty of all for over 200 years. Despite your background or economic status, America is the land of opportunity and protector of freedom. But what about when it comes to making money? Does the life, liberty, and happiness of the American people weigh heavier on the scales of justice than the size of the U.S. treasury?

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Solar is future for activists in Athens

Village Bakery’s walls are covered with art urging support of local agriculture. Its shelves are filled with ethically sourced products. A donation jar for Flint, Michigan, sits on a glass display case. But an even more prominent display of the values Village Bakery upholds sits on top of its roof solar panels.

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