Apologies for a mixup this week — this episode had to be pre-recorded and through some misunderstanding with the network, it was not played in the live spot on November 7th. I hope this did not cause you any inconvenience. It is posted now on all platforms.
Ginny Messina, RD, shares the social justice message of her new book coauthored with Carol J. Adams, & Jacy Reese explores how scientists, entrepreneurs and activists are building an animal-free food system.
Ginny Messina, MPH, RD is a dietitian and public health nutritionist. She has written ten books for vegans including Vegan for Life, Vegan for Her and Even Vegans Die. She writes and speaks about vegan nutrition, preventing ex-vegans, and the importance of body positivity in the vegan community.
Jacy Reese is the Research Director of Sentience Institute, an “effective altruism” think tank researching the expansion of humanity’s moral circle. His new book, The End of Animal Farming (November 2018), illuminates humanity’s upcoming transition to an animal-free food system. He has written on these topics in media outlets like Vox and Quartz and spoken on them in over 20 countries.
Blast from the past! Ginny has appeared on the program several times. Click here to hear her first appearance in 2013.
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