No Alcohol, No Problem

Its pretty sad that we as a society are really against drunk driving and teen rape, but also, as a society, adhere to the peer pressure belief that you need to drink to be cool/adult/throw a good party. Its a real social stigma and one that costs people their lives and health. Once the stigma … Continue reading No Alcohol, No Problem

Carriage Horses- NYC Saddest Tourist Attraction

We've all seen the pictures. Carriage horses bolting or collapsing among the grime noise and dirt of NYC downtown streets. Many people, including celebrities, are shocked and concerned and activists have been fighting for years to get these poor overworked horses off the street. This has led to the creation of last year city council's … Continue reading Carriage Horses- NYC Saddest Tourist Attraction

Peace on Earth, Peace in Syria

I posted these comments and thoughts the day after President Trump's ordered airstrikes against Syria. While I do agree that actions against the Syrian government and President Assad must be taken and I have supported military intervention in the past, I think it time we as a world changed our response and way of dealing … Continue reading Peace on Earth, Peace in Syria

A Hero of Our Time: Rob Stewart 1979-2017

I just watched the live stream of Rob Stewart's funeral. Rob, the producer and star of the documentaries Sharkwater and Revolution, was a greatly respected and beloved member of the animal rights community. We were a community stunned by his death and to many, being able to live stream the funeral was a way to … Continue reading A Hero of Our Time: Rob Stewart 1979-2017