Tuesday, April 10, 2018

ARZone Total Liberation Interview 12 ~ Meneka Repka

In this interview, we were delighted to welcome our special guest, Meneka Repka. 

Meneka is an artist and teacher living in Calgary.  As an illustrator, and in her work, Meneka investigates the complicated relationships between humans and other animals. 

Meneka joins us today to speak about the 'cruelty free' label, cash crops, what she would like mainstream veganism to recognise in regard to making safe spaces for People of Colour, and about her contribution to the new book, Veganism in an Oppressive World: A Vegans of Colour Community Project.

To listen to this interview please click HERE, or use the player below. 












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Saturday, February 17, 2018

ARZone Total LIberation Interview 11 ~ Mary Lawrence

In this interview we were pleased to welcome our special guest, Mary Lawrence. 

Mary is a vegan chef and wellness educator. She’s also a board member of the American Vegan Society, and a frequent speaker at vegan events in the United States.  She holds a certificate in plant based nutrition, a BA in English, and an MA in Communication. 

Through advocacy that includes cooking classes and engaging conversations, Mary helps to make the vegan transition as easy as possible, more affordable - and delicious. 

Mary joined us to speak about her brand new book, Eat Vegan with Me, a book which is about vegan-friendly food, and much more. She also covered issues such as overcoming obstacles, family dynamics, self care, reducetarianism and much more. 


To listen to this interview, please click HERE or use the player below.










Saturday, January 20, 2018

ARZone Total Liberation Interview 10 ~ Saryta Rodriguez

In this interview we spoke with Saryta Rodriguez. 

Saryta is an author, editor, social justice advocate, and educator. Their first book, Until Every Animal is Free, was published in 2015, and they are currently working on a compilation of essays examining food justice from a variety of lenses. Saryta’s past writings have focused on food justice, veganism, race, and gentrification. 

Saryta is joining us today to speak about their chapter in the new book, “Veganism in an Oppressive World: A Vegans of Colour Community Project”


To listen to this interview please click HERE or use the player below. 











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Thursday, January 4, 2018

ARZone Total LIberation Interview 9 ~ Rama Ganesan

In this interview we spoke with Rama Ganesan. 

Rama lived in Chennai India until the age of 10 when she emigrated to the UK with her family.  She graduated from the University of Oxford, and also has a PhD from the University of Wales. She then moved to the US with her spouse, and has lived there ever since. Rama became a vegan after reading “Eating Animals” by Jonathan Safran Foer, set as college reading for her son. She then began to work to promote veganism, and currently works as a vegan educator where she presents to thousands of students. She runs many local vegan events in northern Indiana, and is a Pollination Project grantee for this work.

Rama joined us to speak about her contribution to a new book recently released, titled “Veganism in an Oppressive World: A Vegans of Colour Community Project”. This book was conceptualised and edited by Julia Feliz Brueck and incorporates the views and advocacy advice of Vegans of Colour from around the world, in order to ensure that our movement is as effective as it can be.







To listen to this interview please click HERE, or use the player above. 





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