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Literal Toxic Masculinity

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On August 21, 2020
I love/hate this so much. James Blunt developed scurvy after adopting an all-meat diet to assert his masculinity https://t.co/n6m9dNwSqc pic.twitter.com/zarV44uH9v — Jezebel (@Jezebel) August 20, 2020 Men have issues. Serious issues. I wonder if Jordan Peterson is still alive or if he’s been moved to an even more ridiculous country (Albania, Belarus?) to get his […]

The Moral Meats

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On May 21, 2020

Since we are talking a lot about meat right now, Jonathan Safran Foer argues that eating meat is terrible. I don’t really want to reference Foer because I dislike his writing so much. But at the

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A Nation of Meat

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On May 18, 2020
It’s not just that our meatpacking system is a crime against both animal and humanity long before COVID-19. It’s that the idea of going a day without meat is counter to what it means to be an American. I am not surprised at all that the big “let’s force them back to work regardless of […]

Chicken Minced Meat

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On August 16, 2016

I am soon returning to East Coast Exile, reality, and regular blogging. Until then, this. 1980's Soviet Estonian TV ad for minced chicken meat by filmmaker Harry Egipt. A vegetarian's nightmar

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Hmmm…. Since the popularization of beef tartare in the 1950s and sushi in the 1980s, raw animal products have been a widely accepted luxury item in the US. But historically, raw pork was seldom, if ever, seen on menus, even in the most adventurous of nose-to-tail restaurants. In fact, there’s no other non-poultry meat that […]

Meat Tax

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On December 13, 2015

I don’t know that a meat tax could work in reducing consumption to fight climate change, but at least it’s good to see environmentalists understanding that any such move would need to incl

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Hog Drives

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On May 4, 2015
I confess I knew nothing about 19th century hog drives, which were like cattle drives except with much more independent minded animals and generally took place in Appalachia and not the Great Plains. Pork was the staple meat of the nation before the rise of packaged beef in refrigerated rail cars. So I guess such […]
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