JaneUnChained

JaneUnChained

JaneUnChained offers you a new way of living. It’s like being born again, but it’s not religious. Our host, New York Times bestselling author as well as TV and social media journalist who heads JaneUnChained.com, Jane Velez-Mitchell, helps you turn on the lightbulb and jump to the next phase of human evolution. There is a peaceful, joyous way of living out there. The secret is simple: don’t look for peace, practice it in your daily choices. You might say, peace begins right on your plate. Tune in to JaneUnchained, live every Monday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Influencers Channel.... Show More

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February 22, 2021 56 min
Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and one of the world's richest and most influential businessmen, recently made headlines by declaring that rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef because of the cattle industry's impact on climate change. Now that the establishment has begun acknowledging what vegans have shouted from the rooftops for years, it's fair to ask: how do we accomplish this? Answer: make deliciou...
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February 15, 2021 56 min
Veganism is skyrocketing. More and more Americans are identifying themselves as plant-based. Reports from publications, like The Beet, say veganism is growing fastest in the African-American community! Today, we’re talking to powerful leaders of that movement who are involved in the Veguary campaign. Veguary is a FREE month-long pledge campaign encouraging people to commit to vegan living during the month of February.  “This campai...
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“‘Ethical veganism’ is a protected class akin to religion in the U.K. after a landmark ruling.” So blared a headline in the Washington Post. Now, meet the man who made that happen! Jordi Casamitjana argued that he was fired from his job at an animal rights organization after telling colleagues that the group’s pension funds invested in companies that experiment on animals. The United Kingdom’s Equality Act says, in order to be co...
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Our food system, our health care system, our national response to the pandemic, and our battle against climate change. It's all in shambles. Why? Because we fail to address the root cause of each one of these problems. That root cause is modern-day, industrialized animal agriculture. It is literally destroying our planet. We're in a pandemic brought on by a zoonotic illness, meaning it jumped from animals to humans. Yet fe...
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Former Pittsburgh Steeler Weslye Saunders talks plant-based health with Better Food Foundation’s Laura Cascada! Jane Velez-Mitchell hosts. DefaultVeg is the simple idea of reframing what we think of as normal to plant-based foods. This strategy, which is simply setting the default to be the plant-based option instead of the other way around, has been adopted by 50+ institutions from Harvard Sustainability to the American Lung A...
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What would Jesus say about modern-day, industrialized animal agriculture, where 60,000 hens are crammed into a giant windowless warehouse, where baby calves are ripped from their bellowing mothers, where chickens are debeaked, where tails are sliced off because they just get in the way? Here's another question. What's it like to be a vegan minister in a time of such massive, yet widely accepted, cruelty? That's the ques...
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White Coat Waste is a powerhouse advocate for animals in our nation's capital, focusing on ending unnecessary, wasteful, and horrifically cruel experiments on animals that are taxpayer-funded. The organization has had a lot of success exposing how absurd most of these experiments are. From constipation to cannibalism, the excuses these pseudo-scientists use to subject animals to extreme suffering would be laughable... except t...
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BeVeg is the world’s leading vegan certification company, founded and led by prominent attorney Carissa Kranz, today's interview subject. The BeVeg vegan standard is the benchmark for vegan assurance, giving you the confidence you need to access new markets and establish new business that meets vegan consumer expectations. BeVeg is ISO accredited and recognized by the world accreditation community for its vegan standard. ISO i...
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Pandemic: that's the word that best defines 2020. It held us all in its grip, some more tragically than others. What can we learn from this experience? How can we prevent it from happening again? What is the connection to veganism? COVID-19 is a zoonotic illness that jumped from animals to humans. Whether you believe the likely scenario that it first cropped up in a retail slaughter market in China or not... it is a zoonotic il...
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Written by VegNews Senior Online Features Editor Jasmin Singer, this book makes a bold promise! You can look good, feel good and do good in just 30 Days! Sounds like a plan, right? The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan makes personal evolution a fun adventure. It's won praise from Joaquin Phoenix, Daisy Fuentes, Mena Suvari, Mayim Bialik, Evanna Lynch, Tig Notaro and your host Jane Velez-Mitchell, among others. First of ...
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It's a breakthrough in the fight to end animal testing! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just launched Innovative Science and Technology Approaches for New Drugs aka ISTAND. This pilot program will help reduce and replace animal testing as part of drug development. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has worked toward this goal for several years by meeting with the FDA and Congress and providing exp...
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We know how crucial it is to get enough water. Now, a new product gives the hydration space a superfood blast. RDCL Superfoods has just launched two plant-based, superfood-packed drink mixes: Passion Fruit and Dragon Fruit Superberry. Just add water and you’ve made that essential, but sometimes a tad dull, drink a colorful, flavorful delight. This new product was co-founded by Donny Makower, the CEO of RDCL Superfoods who says the ...
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HIDDEN: Animals in the Anthropocene is an unflinching book of photography documenting our relationship with non-human animals in the 21st century, as depicted through the lenses of 40 award-winning photojournalists. It focuses on the invisible animals in our lives: those with whom we have a close relationship and yet fail to see. They are the animals we eat and the animals we wear. They are the animals used in research and for ente...
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As a scandal swept through the meat industry, a summit was held to end animal agriculture by helping farmers and ranchers thrive on their land without using animals. As vegan leaders were brainstorming with ranchers and farmers about how to transition out of sending animals to slaughter, a leading meat company was making headlines for all the wrong reasons. A lawsuit alleges Tyson slaughterhouse managers were placing money bets on ...
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Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls, New York is a state of the art farmed animal sanctuary where every Thanksgiving is celebrated with a touching and joyous ThanksLIVING ceremony. In this scenario, the turkeys, rescued from the horrors of modern day, intensive, factory farming, are not eaten. Instead, humans feed THEM delectable treats like cranberries and pies. The turkeys really enjoy the celebration. The humans get to see th...
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We live in a finite world where we are consuming resources at a rate that is simply not sustainable. We will run out of life's essentials if we don't adapt. Having Kids is an organization that urges vegans to expand their view of the practice to include advocacy for better family planning: https://havingkids.org/real-animal-rights-starts-with-fair-start-family-planning. Led by famed attorney Carter Dillard, the organizatio...
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PlantBasedNeighbor.com is a new APP, currently in beta testing as a website. A project of JaneUnChained News Network, which is a 501c-3 non-profit, its mission is to connect vegans and vegetarians with like minded individuals in their own neighborhoods and beyond. It is set to become an APP in early 2021. But, YOU can sign up now! It's lots of fun. Find out how many vegans and vegetarians there are in YOUR neighborhood. In the ...
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We all seek the fountain of youth. But, is there really such a thing? Well, yes, and you don't have to take a ship around the world to find it. It's right there staring you in the face 3 times a day.... on your plate. Yes, it's your food. Now, meet a vibrant woman who defies age. Karyn Calabrese is one of the most innovative leaders in the health and holistic world. A vegan, she is an expert in how to cleanse your body ...
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On October 13th, 2020, the New York Times held a virtual talk entitled: Feeding the World! The world’s most influential newspaper has huge power to shape cultural norms. So, four vegans attended. What we heard shocked and dismayed us. There was little discussion of global hunger. According to the NYT’s own reporting, “an estimated 265 million people could be pushed to the brink of starvation by year’s end.” There was scant discussi...
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Sales of vegan food products are skyrocketing. The Good Food Institute reports that the plant-based food category has grown five times faster than overall U.S. food sales, which also saw an increase of 2.2 percent in 2019, So, what are the products propelling us to a plant-based culture, for human health, climate change reversal, the eradication of world hunger, the prevention of future pandemics and compassion to animals? Cool Bea...
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