XVO - Interview with Peter Young
Peter Young is a veteran activist, who the FBI once labeled “an active member of the Animal Liberation Front”. He was wanted by the FBI for 7 years and eventually spent 2 years in a federal prison for raids on fur farms throughout the mid-west that resulted in the freeing of thousands of minks. These days, he is an activist, lecturer, and unapologetic supporter of those who work outside the law...
LDN - Redwood Foods Meatballs & Desert Review
Redwood Foods were kind enough to send me some of their new products to try and review. Wrapped amongst a defrosted ice pack were A packet of ‘Gourmet Meat Free Meatballs’; 2 ‘Wot No Dairy?’ Deserts; 1 tube of ‘Vegan Tuna pate’, 1 tube of ‘Gourmet Mushroom pate’ and a box of ‘Meat Free Duck pieces in hoisin glaze’. Today, I’ll be...
NYC - Homophobia, Capitalism and Straight Edge
[FYI: XVO (both blog and twitter) is run by two people: Aaron in NYC, who is straight edge and Gareth in LDN, who is not. Please address hate mail to the correct people. It’s just polite.] I was walking to work several weeks ago, when I saw the following poster: There is so much about this poster that does not sit well with me. Being straight edge, I am never happy to see alcohol ads. I...