Author: VeganShift

The Vegan Connection at ComFest 2017

2017 marks the 7th annual The Vegan Connection forum developed by veteran vegan Eriyah Flynn for Comfest. It is a free event hosted by local vegan community nonprofit Vegan Shift, and the Columbus Vegan Meetup (meetup.com) group. The Vegan Connection 2017 presents: Samuel Hartman, who is a CrossFit coach, vegan athlete, and musician based in Columbus, OH. He is passionate […]

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Vegan Veterans (Military) Do Exist- Check Out These Resources!

Vegan Veteran Facebook Groups Vegan Military Spouses: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1620827921463509/ Vegan Veterans (Closed): https://www.facebook.com/groups/VeganVeterans/ Vegan Veterans (Public): https://www.facebook.com/groups/1590493547933066/ Vegan Veteran Facebook Pages A Vegan Man: https://www.facebook.com/aveganmantroop/ Adventures of a Military Wife: https://www.facebook.com/VeganMilitaryWife/?fref=ts Military Vegan: https://www.facebook.com/Military-Vegan-248938500059/?fref=ts Vegan Veteran Blogs A Vegan Man: www.aveganman.com Adventures of a Military Wife: http://veganmilitarywife.com MilitaryVegan: https://militaryvegan.wordpress.com/ Vegan Military/Veteran Youtube Alex Contreras Vegan Survival Guide: MILITARY EDITION https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyKl9Zrf3ts&feature=youtu.be How […]

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The Art of Listening by Marla Rose of Vegan Street

Thankfully, there are some exceptionally outstanding voices of reason leading the vegan movement, Marla Rose of Vegan Street is one of them. Thank you Marla for this important contribution to give our collective voice a grounded standard worthy of emulating. http://veganfeministagitator.blogspot.com/2016/04/the-art-of-listening-or-your-allies-are.html   The Art of Listening (Or Your Allies are More Important Than Your Ego)…   “The biggest communication problem […]

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Aim High, Arnold with Vegan Options Daily!

This message was originally published and delivered on March 18th 2016. We shall see if he does adopts any of the suggestions. Original post is here: Posted by Eriyah Flynn on Thursday, March 17, 2016 Dear Former California Governor, Bodybuilding Fitness Icon, and Hollywood Blockbuster Movie Star, Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger, VeganShift is pleased to hear you acknowledge that those who seek […]

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Appeal To Bill McKibben of 350.org from Vegan Shift

This letter was handed directly to Bill McKibben and the subject briefly discussed at an event in Columbus, Ohio in Nov 29th, 2011. The original publishing of this correspondence was immediately aired on a Facebook Note here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/eriyah-flynn/appeal-to-bill-mckibben-350org-by-eriyah-flynn-founder-of-veganshift-columbus-oh/10150426079393290 Dear Bill, You may remember me: my name is Eriyah Flynn, and I have traveled to stand beside you, and the many activists […]

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Cowspiracy Spreading the Vegan Virus?

Here is an article that in spite of its rude headline (Vegan Virus?) had some encouraging words about the effectiveness of the documentary film, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. We were compelled to make the following comment on a statement within the article: Article Highlight: “Committed carnivores admit to avoiding it in case it puts them off eating meat.” Response: FEAR […]

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The Politics of Extinction by Captain Paul Watson

This essay by Captain Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society ranks as one of the most compelling essays I’ve read on exactly what has been wrong with American and other national politics for quite some time. Frankly, we are running out of time as the rate of extinction has been 1000 times the natural rate- to the tune […]

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Your Plate vs. The Planet – The Center for Biological Diversity Surveyed Thier Membership on 4.13.2015

So excited to see an actual conservation advocacy group taking this issue seriously. They have followed the “meat industry” is the problem bandwagon in dipping their toe in the water to see how their membership is going to respond to getting real about what must be done on behalf of biodiversity. Although, we want to make it clear that, “meat” […]

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Why I Will Always Be Vegan

If I ever wanted to be worthy of living, it was to be as a person who lived with integrity, courage, honor and consistently with my values for truth, liberty, justice, respect, dignity, equality, empathy, kindness, compassion and peace for all earthlings. I will never be able to undo what I have unconsciously and unquestioningly participated in for far too […]

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