Heal The Planet, Heal Your Soul: Awaken Through Veganism by Renee Raia explores unity consciousness and the sacred connection of energy that we all share. Dive deeper into the potential for healing and purification made possible through a healthy and compassionate vegan diet, spiritual awakening and meditation, and an understanding of Mother Nature and our role in her conservation.
How to Create a Vegan World: A Pragmatic Approach by Tobias Leenaert leaves well-trodden animal advocacy paths and takes a fresh look at the strategies, objectives, and communication of the vegan and animal rights movement. He argues that, given our present situation, with entire societies dependent on using animals, we need a very pragmatic approach.
This is what a meat-eater looks like to a vegan when they’re eating animal flesh.
***VeganVoices Book Suggestion***
Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian and Vegan Survival Guide (Bloomsbury Revelations) by Carol J. Adams offers real-life advice that vegetarians and vegans can use to defuse any situation where their food choices come under attack. She suggests viewing meat eaters as blocked, and their responses to vegans and vegetarians as signs of what keeps them from changing. The book provides strategies for conversations, insights into hostile behavior, and tips for dining out and entertaining at home among meat eaters, who Adams points out are perfectly happy eating vegan food as long as they don’t know that is what they are doing.
Diet for a Small Planet (Revised and Updated) by Frances Moore Lappe first exposed the needless waste built into a meat-centered diet. Now, in a special edition for its 50th anniversary, world-renowned food expert Frances Moore Lappé goes even deeper, showing us how plant-centered eating can help restore our damaged ecology, address the climate crisis, and move us toward real democracy.
All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson illuminates the expertise and insights of dozens of diverse women leading on climate in the United States—scientists, journalists, farmers, lawyers, teachers, activists, innovators, wonks, and designers, across generations, geographies, and race—and aims to advance a more representative, nuanced, and solution-oriented public conversation on the climate crisis. These women offer a spectrum of ideas and insights for how we can rapidly, radically reshape society.
The Ecological Hoofprint: The Global Burden of Industrial Livestock by Tony Weis provides a rigorous and eye-opening way of understanding what this system means for the health of the planet, how it contributes to worsening human inequality, and how it constitutes a profound but invisible aspect of the violence of everyday life.