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Episode 449: Leah Garces

8/18/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss Toronto's "Vegandale." Mariann talks to Leah Garces of Compassion in World Farming and Mercy for Animals about the future of factory farming and the Plants For A Change campaign (18:25). And as always, News (58:55) and Rising Anxieties (1:07:58).

Duration:01:18:51

Episode 448: Best Of Undercover Investigations with Liz Pachaud, Timothy Pachirat, and TJ Tumasse

8/11/2018
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We revisit some of our favorite Our Hen House interviews with undercover investigators. Liz Pachaud on her experiences on factory farms around the U.S. and some tips for anyone interested in becoming undercover investigators themselves (3:10). Timothy Pachirat on what it was like working inside a slaughterhouse where 2,500 cows were killed per day–one every twelve seconds (38:31). TJ Tumasse on his many years of undercover factory farm work as well as his efforts heading up undercover...

Duration:01:38:31

Episode 447: Matt Rice

8/4/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann respond to recent listener feedback about Mariann's interview with Brian Kateman, and also discuss the Impossible Burger. Jasmin talks to Matt Rice of Mercy for Animals (16:45). And as always, News (1:06:20) and Rising Anxieties (1:14:33).

Duration:01:22:50

Episode 446: Brian Kateman

7/28/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss banning plastic straws, the joys of oat milk, and the news of the California Waffle Company ditching free range eggs and going vegan. Mariann talks to Brian Kateman about the reducetarian movement (15:00). And as always, News (59:48) and Rising Anxieties (1:08:46).

Duration:01:19:18

Episode 445: Stephanie Feldstein and Queen V

7/21/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about Ellen Degeneres on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee." Jasmin talks to Stephanie Feldstein about her new book, The Animal Lovers Guide to Changing The World (13:18). Vegan musician Queen V plays Mariann some of her songs and talks about her career...(46:37). And as always, News (39:48) and Rising Anxieties (1:11:13).

Duration:01:18:03

Episode 444: Liz Dee and Clare Mann

7/14/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about creating hope in times of despair. Mariann talks to Liz Dee (13:20) about the formation and mission of Vegan Lady Boss. Jasmin talks to Clare Mann (51:45) about her new book, Vystopia. And as always, News (44:53) and Rising Anxieties (1:12:00).

Duration:01:18:55

Episode 443: Tracye McQuirter and Emil Guillermo

7/7/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann talk about Jasmin's experiences at the recent Animal Rights Conference. Mariann talks to Tracye McQuirter (13:25) about her new book, Ageless Vegan. Jasmin talks to Emil Guillermo (1:03:47), journalist and host of PETA's new podcast. And as always, News (55:20) and Rising Anxieties (1:33:40).

Duration:01:40:18

Episode 442: Elise Desaulniers

6/30/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss the role of civility when discussing animal rights issues and how that relates to their disappointment around the new film Eating Animals. Mariann talks to Elise Desaulniers (20:45) of the Montreal SPCA about how rescue organization adopt policies regarding other animals and trying to connect dog and cat lovers to larger animal rights issues. And as always, News (53:33) and Rising Anxieties (58:46).

Duration:01:10:59

Episode 441: Calvin Neufeld

6/23/2018
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Mariann and Jasmin discuss the tragic separation of children from families at the border. Then, Jasmin talks to Calvin Neufeld about his work with Evolve Our Prison Farms (19:25). And as always we have news (55:00) and Rising Anxieties (59:45).

Duration:01:10:57

Episode 440: Dobroslawa Gogloza and Michael Harren

6/16/2018
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Jasmin and Mariann discuss how to approach animal welfare reform campaigns when talking to new individual vegans. Dobroslawa Gogloza talks to Mariann about the thriving and vital animal activism scene in Poland (15:25). Our Hen House's own Michael Harren and Jasmin explore activism through the arts and Michael's moving new book (58:32).

Duration:01:35:51

Episode 439: Sarah Woodcock and Erik Marcus

6/9/2018
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Jasmin talks to Sarah Woodcock about her Minneapolis restaurant, Trio Plant-Based, which was recently funded on Kickstarter and will be opening soon! They discuss Trio’s spectacular vegan menu, the power of partnership, and the efforts to get the project funded. […]

Duration:01:24:23

Episode 438: Ryan Bethancourt

6/2/2018
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Mariann talks to Ryan Bethancourt about how his company, Wild Earth Pets, is developing cultured proteins for dogs and cats, why our companion animals will be eating lab grown meat before we do, and his biotech incubator IndieBio. Ryan Bethencourt […]

Duration:01:10:11

Episode 437: Roger Wolfson

5/26/2018
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Jasmin talks to Roger Wolfson about his work to get dog shelters in Los Angeles to switch to plant-based dog food. They discuss the benefits of plant-based diets for shelter dogs, opposition from veterinarians, and how these plant-based initiatives affect […]

Duration:00:54:15

Episode 436: Marc Bekoff

5/19/2018
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This week, Mariann talks to Marc Bekoff about his latest book, Canine Confidential: Why Dogs Do What They Do. They discuss the unfair stereotypes around dog breeds, making sure your dog gets the most out of activities, and how dogs […]

Duration:01:09:51

Episode 435: Omri Paz and Matthew Prescott

5/12/2018
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This week, Jasmin talks to Omri Paz about Vegan Friendly, his wildly successful non-profit initiative dedicated to advancing veganism and animal rights in Israel. Among the topics are the ways in which Omri manages to get local restaurants to add […]

Duration:01:38:36

Episode 434: Best of OHH Youth Interviews with Genesis Butler, Chloe Falkenheim, Scarlett Ortega, Olivia Rivers Sampson, and Ruby Bird Hooten

5/5/2018
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In this first of four “best of” episodes we’ll be airing throughout the coming months, we revisit some of our favorite interviews with young vegan activists! You’ll hear Genesis Butler discuss protesting circuses and being the youngest TEDx speaker in […]

Duration:01:20:05

Episode 433: Ziyaad Mia and Justin Van Kleeck

4/28/2018
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This week, Mariann Sullivan talks with Ziyaad Mia as part of her Religion and Veganism series. They discuss how the requirements of halal food can improve animal welfare, the relationship between animals and Islam, and the prohibition of unnecessary harm when […]

Duration:01:36:47

Episode 432: Dominick Thompson and Christopher Locke

4/21/2018
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This week, Jasmin Singer talks to Dominick Thompson about his company Crazies and Weirdos, the relationship between athleticism and veganism, and the importance of sharing vegan messages on social media. Dominick Thompson is a leader in the vegan community and […]

Duration:01:23:35

Episode 431: Persis Eskander and Nora Kramer

4/14/2018
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This week, Mariann Sullivan talks with Persis Eskander, Executive Director of the Wild-Animal Suffering Research about developing more academic interest in wild-animal suffering, the importance of focusing on this kind of suffering, and what we can all do to help. Persis […]

Duration:01:24:47

Episode 430: Garrett Broad and Uma Graham

4/7/2018
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This week, Mariann Sullivan Garrett Broad about the challenges and opportunities related to diversity and inclusion in animal advocacy, how he balances his roles as a scholar and activist, and the results of a public opinion survey he recently conducted […]

Duration:01:43:35