dana ellyn

COK Interview with Vegan Artist Dana Ellyn

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Dana Ellyn’s talent shined through at a young age, though growing up, she was quiet and reserved – until about age 30. Looking at her extensive portfolio, it’s clear she found her voice. Her paintings have powerful stories to tell and opinions to profess. Her work can be more accurately described as colorful, creative critiques of social norms – questioning …

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70+ Elected Officials Put Meat-Free Eating on the Political Map for US VegWeek

Compassion Over Killing Staff Campaigns, Outreach, Veg Eating

There are 52 weeks in a year. Why not make at least one of them meat-free? That’s the idea behind COK’s US VegWeek campaign, which launched in 2009 thanks to the inspiration of Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin. Sen. Raskin was the first lawmaker to sign our 7-Day VegPledge, proudly noting that his participation helps “align my morals with my menu.”  His …


Domino’s Delivers Vegan Pizza in Israel

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Vegan pizza-lovers everywhere just breathed a collective sigh of envy with the news that Domino’s pizza (yes, the franchise chain with more than 10,000 locations worldwide) just added a meat- and dairy-free pizza to its menus throughout Israel. This isn’t just a “hold the cheese” pizza, either — it comes fully-loaded with soy cheese and vegetable toppings.

Sirens of the Lambs

“Sirens of the Lambs” Basnky Video Goes Viral

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This video will break your heart — no graphic imagery required. World-renowned artist Banksy took to the streets of New York City’s meat-packing district last week with a unique and powerful new mobile installation titled “The Siren of the Lambs.” This ominous artistic creation is a “slaughter-bound truck” loaded with animatronic stuffed animals who are seemingly screaming in fear as squeaks and squeals emit from the display while it’s driven around.