The Vegan Vanguard
By Marine & Mexie
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A show about all things from the perspective of two revolutionary vegan women! Critical discussions (mixed with laughter) of politics, economics, animal liberation, environmentalism, feminism, and social/economic justice.
||Clean14. The Syrian War with Yazan Al-Saadi||Rundown This week Marine interviews Yazan Al-Saadi, a Syrian-Canadian journalist and researcher, about the war in Syria. Yazan’s work has been featured in Al-Akbar English, Muftah, Raseef 22, Democracy Now, Russia Today and Lebanon support.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13. Should Leftists and Vegans Embrace Antinatalism?||Rundown In this episode we analyze the links between the antinatalist, vegan, and anticapitalist movements. We start by discussing what antinatalism is and distinguish it from merely a personal preference not to have children.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12. YouTube, Social Media, and Real Life: Unfiltered Thoughts||Rundown In this episode we talk about our experiences in the minefield that is online (leftist, vegan) activism. We talk about vulnerabilities, gendered responses to our work, speech habits, view counts, the efficacy of debates, and much more.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11. The Vegan-Washing of Israel Continues (Brand Israel, Palestine, and Occupation)||Rundown In light of the recent Vegan Vibes tour organized in Israel, Marine interviews Laura Schleifer– a Jewish pro-intersectional vegan and free Palestine solidarity activist who spent time in the Palestinian West Bank on a theatre tour.||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10. Factory Farms and Environmental Racism||Rundown In this episode we explore the intersections of speciesism, capitalism, racism, and climate change by taking a sobering look at the threats to public health and safety for communities living near factory farms.||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean09. #MeToo and the Threat of Carceral Feminism||Rundown In this episode we break down the term “carceral feminism,” which refers to movements that seek to redress violence against women through increased prosecution and harsher punishment for abusers. We discuss the history of this approach,||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08. Universal Basic Income: Panacea or Dystopia?||Rundown In this episode we tackle Universal Basic Income from a critical leftist perspective. We start by discussing why we’ve reached a point where so many people, on both the Left and Right sides of the political spectrum,||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07. Should Domesticated Animals Go Extinct? A Radical Vegan Perspective||Rundown This episode was inspired by a great series of questions from one of our listeners, Julian. Julian asked: Would you want the domesticated races to simply die out (like, after we have achieved full communism and everybody has gone vegan)?||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06. A Laminated Blueprint on How to End Capitalism||Rundown You asked for it, and we delivered! A laminated blueprint on exactly how to end capitalism, and what to build in its place! Joking aside, in this episode we explain capitalism, socialism, communism,||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05. Body Image, Eating Disorders, and the Gendered Politics of Food||Rundown In this episode we work through issues relating to body image, eating disorders and gendered experiences with food, drawing a lot from our own experiences. The impetus for this episode came from a series of comments that Mexie received on her c.||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
a great podcast for all decent humans
excellent stuff really. that’s all, just listen to these brilliant people.
Great listen for anyone
This is a fascinating podcast run by very interesting and capable folks! Even for non-vegans I think this is a great way to understand the political side of veganism and see how it can be a really integral part of political action and identity.
Mexie and Marine bring a fresh and much needed perspective to the vegan conversation, emphasizing that veganism is so much more than a diet. It is a political stance. I am really excited to see the direction this podcast takes, these girls are amazingggg <3