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Rodent

You came alive in our half-awake dreams Etching your way into consciousness through a tunnel of ears Past the stairwell into other human passages. Your claws ate into the floorboard and teeth Itched away at the chemical lining It made the ceiling cry out – Every movement brought voice Half-squeaks and higher tones, taking tension…

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Speciesism

When the Beet drops: Why I admit I’m speciesist Another year and another batch of budding vegans and veggies. A recent survey showed the number of UK vegans has grown to 3.5 million, and the veggie population to 7 million. It seems like everyone’s becoming one. They’re the kind of person you wouldn’t be too…

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Gucci fur ban shows consumer power

The main reason given for discontinuing the use of fur is because it’s ‘outdated’ and unfashionable. While there’s a nod to environmentalism and animal welfare, that’s because it’s targeted at the millennial generation. The focus on whether using fur is ethical or fashionable also masks another reason for not using fur: it’s expensive. It is…

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