If veganism is about doing your best to not harm any sentient life, we must logically extend that circle of compassion to human animals as well, writes Mark Hawthorne in this practical, engaging guide to veganism and animal rights.
Along with proven advice for going and staying vegan, an overview of animal exploitation, and answers to common questions about ethical eating (such as Isnt humane meat a good option? and Dont plants feel pain?), A Vegan Ethic draws on the work and experiences of intersectional activists to examine how all forms of oppression - including racism, sexism, ableism, and speciesism - are connected by privilege, control, and economic power.
By recognizing how social justice issues overlap, we can develop collaborative strategies for finding solutions.