Animal Welfare

The Sound of War

The Sound of War

February 1, 2023 at 12:04 pm

If the dull hum of a nuclear warhead ever mutates to a deafening and life-ending roar of a nuclear explosion, humanity will be extinguished—Tom Unterrainer, END Info 30, Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation, March 2022   In 1935, retired US Marine Major General Smedley D. Butler (1880-1941), a veteran of AmericanRead More

Impossible Whopper. (Photo by Sarah Stierch, CC BY 4.0 Missvain / CC BY

Can You Have Your Meat and Eat It Too?

June 10, 2020 at 1:04 pm

When I was young, there was a saying that was often used to describe someone who wanted to do two incompatible things simultaneously: “She wants to have her cake and eat it too!” The moral of the saying was that we often have to make difficult choices: we can’t preserveRead More

Processed meats in a supermarket. (Photo by Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons)

About That Meat Study…

November 27, 2019 at 11:04 am

“Our approach has been very different than previous approaches,” says Bradley Johnston, PhD, an author on all six papers and a co-founder of NutriRECS. “We’ve taken the individual approach rather than societal. We believe that people should be fully informed when they make health care decisions based on best estimatesRead More

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

Fast & Curious: Short Takes on Random Things

December 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Editor’s Note: It’s that time of year when the Spectator turns off the computer for a bit to focus on decking halls, trimming trees and eating all the best chocolates in the Quality Street tin. To facilitate this, we’re including Fast & Curious with the regular edition of the paperRead More